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incite someone

to something to excite or provoke someone to something. The radicals tried to incite the students to violence. The students were incited to violent behavior by the lecturer.
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The flight of the rest raised the master's suspicions, and the good angel of the fags incited him to examine the freight, and, after examination, to convoy the hurdle himself up to the School-house; and the Doctor, who had long had his eye on Flashman, arranged for his withdrawal next morning.
A third of God's angels he had led with him, and straightway he incited man to rebel against God, and gained for himself and hell the major portion of all the generations of man.
My Lord Steyne was incited by Becky, who perhaps believed herself endowed with both the above qualifications, to give an entertainment at Gaunt House, which should include some of these little dramas--and we must take leave to introduce the reader to this brilliant reunion, and, with a melancholy welcome too, for it will be among the very last of the fashionable entertainments to which it will be our fortune to conduct him.
Her eager interest, however, incited the commission merchant to go on.
All the Pickwickians were in most blooming array; and there was a terrific roaring on the grass in front of the house, occasioned by all the men, boys, and hobbledehoys attached to the farm, each of whom had got a white bow in his button-hole, and all of whom were cheering with might and main; being incited thereto, and stimulated therein by the precept and example of Mr.
They also said they have incited youth to join Deash and posted comments glorifying terrorist attacks committed in Tunisia.
Evidence underpinning the charges also included public statements delivered by the defendant that incited violence and encouraged the use of force against the Kingdomآ's authorities, referring to such acts as a religious duty.
Between March 15 and 26 he is said to have incited another person to commit an act of terrorism, "namely to carry out an attack at an Anzac parade in Australia with the aim of killing and/or causing serious injury to people".
After all, he personally incited the chatter at that very moment.
Recordings of the defendant's public speeches and sermons incited violence and encouraged the use of force against the Kingdom's authorities, in addition to inciting non-compliance with the law.
He added that recordings of the defendant's public speeches and sermons incited violence and encouraged the use of force against the Kingdom's authorities, in addition to inciting non-compliance with the law.
Police say the 23-year-old Los Angeles resident incited a large crowd of fans to push their way past venue employees controlling access to a Thursday unofficial day party that was already at full capacity.
He is believed to have incited prostitution by posting, next to the cross-dressed man's picture, poems with obscene content.
of Edinburgh) begins by examining how different media are used to contribute to the creation of communicative environments where violence can be incited.
Phagpa was said to have incited Drolma Je, a monk at the Dowa Monastery in Tongren County in Huangnan, to self-immolate for "freedom and independence of the Tibetan ethnic group.