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Is there anything that tends to incitation in sweetmeats more than in ordinary dishes?

The essential feature of the violin is the incitation of the vibration by means of the bow.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Middle French enciter (14c.), from Latin incitare "to put into rapid motion," figuratively "rouse, urge, encourage, stimulate," from in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + citare "move, excite" (see cite). Related: Incited; inciting.

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