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incentive

slang Cocaine. Incentive used to be the only thing that would get me out of bed in the morning—until I went to rehab, that is.

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?
360insights is a global Channel Incentives Management (CIM) leader offering consumer rebate processing, SPIFF / Sales Incentive programs, MDF & co-op advertising, sales allowances, volume incentive rebates and channel analytics.
Plaza warned the removal of the GIE as an incentive could result in corruption, leakages and inconvenience, as businesses will need to deal with various levels of bureaucracy in their shift to paying CIT.
'We need to modernize and improve the incentive system and this is why President Duterte in his fourth State of the Nation Address called on the Congress to immediately pass package 2,' Chua added, referring to the proposed measure earlier known as Tax Reform for Attracting Better and High-Quality Opportunities bill.
According to unconfirmed reports, Shevchenko will receive in total of $300,000 ($105,000 to show, $105,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $40,000 fight week incentive pay).
The oft-stated goal of government economic development incentive programs is to create jobs.
Frisco, Texas, was recently forced to increase its incentive package for Rockwell Collins, a defense contractor, with an additional $400,000 grant after the nearby City of Piano put in a competing offer to house the company's planned expansion.