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incite

(verb) Provoke or stir up.

Synonyms: instigate, stir up, set off

Usage: Those who incite riots should be held accountable for the damage they cause.
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incite
Definition: (verb) Provoke or stir up.
Synonyms: instigate, stir up, set off
Usage: Those who incite riots should be held accountable for the damage they cause.
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incite (v.)
mid-15c., from Old French inciter, enciter "stir up, excite, instigate" (14c.), from Latin incitare "to put into rapid motion," figuratively "rouse, urge, encourage, stimulate," from in- "into, in, on, upon" (from PIE root *en "in") + citare "move, excite". Related: Incited; inciting.

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Mehrdad77
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incite
To incite is to cause to act or occur. Violent words can incite violent actions which, in turn, might incite public outcry against violence.
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Incite comes from a Latin verb meaning "to move into action" and if you incite someone to do something, that is exactly how to describe it. Usually it is used in a negative context. Radical and intolerant teachings can incite hatred in those who listen. And if a government restricts its people too much, it can incite unrest and rebellion in the population.

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Donald Trump was proud of his ability to incite partisan crowds; Clinton was not totally blameless either, with her condescending reference to “deplorables.”
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