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incentive

n. cocaine. (see also initiative.) Maybe a little of that incentive would make me work harder.
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Once inside, the problem became simpler since Tarzan followed closely in the rear with his sharp spear point, an unremitting incentive to forward movement on the part of the lion.
Despite its intended impartiality, it was inevitably adopted as a partisan document by the poor and oppressed, and together with the revolutionary songs of John Ball it became a powerful incentive to the Peasant's Insurrection.
There is also the effect on the parents, with whom, as with other animals, the presence of their young ones will be the greatest incentive to valour.
Whatever may have been his incentive, however, up he sprang, and screamed out, "Hold off, Cuff; don't bully that child any more; or I'll--"
I wish I could render the incentives to every other equally innoxious in his case.
God knows he will have temptations enough to assail him, both from within and without, when I have done all I can to render vice as uninviting to him, as it is abominable in its own nature - I myself have had, indeed, but few incentives to what the world calls vice, but yet I have experienced temptations and trials of another kind, that have required, on many occasions, more watchfulness and firmness to resist than I have hitherto been able to muster against them.
Her visitors were startled and fascinated by the foreignness of this arrangement, which recalled scenes in French fiction, and architectural incentives to immorality such as the simple American had never dreamed of.
Has not the spirit of commerce, in many instances, administered new incentives to the appetite, both for the one and for the other?
Incentive negotiators usually obtain current policies and procedures for complying with incentive programs, in the early stages.
Asst Incentive Sales Mgr: Tom Carnes (tomc@omahasteaks.
And if the stock price tumbles, options can fall so far out of the money that they no longer provide a meaningful incentive, making them worthless as an employee retention tool.
One strategy that is underutilized, but that may improve studies that employ surveys in data collection, is the use of a monetary incentive (Heberlein & Baumgartner, 1978;Weathers et al.
With incentive programs," he says, "you don't have this kind of chicken-and-egg mentality.
Specifically we examined whether the extent of corroboration for management's explanation for the fluctuation and the presence of an explicit incentive for management to misstate the financial statements influenced auditors' decisions to revise their audit plans.
Because the result of the decision is either full award or complete denial of benefits, applicants have a strong incentive to establish their eligibility for benefits by promoting their limitations.