Incite – meaning of the word and examples

To move to action stir up spur on urge on. (Merriam – Webster)

To  encourage someone to do or fee; something unpleasant or violent: (Cambridge Dictionary)

If someone incites people to behave in a violent or illegal way, they encourage people to behave in that way, usually by making them excited or angry. (Collins Dictionary)

Encourage or stir up (violent or unlawful behaviour). (Oxford Dictionaries)

Urge or persuade (someone) to act in a violent or unlawful way. (Oxford Dictionaries)

To stir, encourage, or urge on; stimulate or prompt to action. (


Ten Noises That Incite Rage Within Me.

‘Somebody with a platform like Meryl Streep’s is inciting people’s worst instincts’.

Our very strength incites challenge. Challenge incites conflict. And conflict… breeds catastrophe.

Iron Man Three movie

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