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synonyms for incite

  • abet
  • agitate
  • arouse
  • encourage
  • exhort
  • foment
  • inflame
  • inspire
  • instigate
  • motivate
  • prompt
  • provoke
  • rouse
  • set off
  • spur
  • trigger
  • urge
  • whip up
  • activate
  • actuate
  • animate
  • coax
  • craze
  • drive
  • excite
  • force
  • forward
  • further
  • goad
  • impel
  • induce
  • influence
  • inspirit
  • persuade
  • prick
  • promote
  • push
  • raise
  • set
  • solicit
  • stimulate
  • taunt
  • egg on
  • fan the fire
  • get to
  • juice
  • key up
  • psych
  • put up to
  • stir up
  • talk into
  • work up
See also synonyms for: incitation / incited / inciter / inciting
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antonyms for incite

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  • block
  • calm
  • dampen
  • depress
  • deter
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • lull
  • prevent
  • quiet
  • soothe
  • stop
  • tranquilize
  • cease
  • check
  • deaden
  • delay
  • finish
  • hinder
  • impede
  • repress
  • suppress
  • prohibit
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How to use incite in a sentence

They may argue that the House managers have failed to prove that what he did meets the terms of inciting an insurrection.
ALL EYES ON REPUBLICAN SENATORS AFTER STRONG PRESENTATION BY HOUSE MANAGERSDAN BALZFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I don’t think he was inciting violence by that, but I do think that it led to a dangerous situation.
WHEN MADISON CAWTHORN FELT ‘INVISIBLE’EUGENE ROBINSONFEBRUARY 9, 2021OZY
Parler was effectively knocked offline in January when Amazon, Apple and Google stopped providing it technical services for violating their policies against online posts that incite violence.
DOMINION VOTING TELLS FACEBOOK, PARLER AND OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA SITES TO PRESERVE POSTS FOR LAWSUITSRACHEL LERMANFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She argued there needs to be accountability for Republicans in Congress who made false claims of widespread fraud in the 2020 election and who have not condemned the events or apologized for their alleged role in inciting the attempted insurrection.
OCASIO-CORTEZ REVEALS SHE’S A SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVOR, RECOUNTS ‘TRAUMA’ OF CAPITOL RIOT: ‘I THOUGHT EVERYTHING WAS OVER’JACLYN PEISERFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The former president was impeached for a second time in the House of Representatives, most recently for “engaging in high Crimes and Misdemeanors by inciting violence against the Government of the United States.”
GHOSTS OF OUR UNSETTLED PASTROBIN GIVHANJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“If venture capitalists committed to not investing in predatory business models that incite violence, that would have a transformational effect,” says McNamee.
TECH IS HAVING A RECKONING. TECH INVESTORS? NOT SO MUCH.EILEEN GUOJANUARY 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
What surprised me is that when you tell your friends and family, they ask if maybe it didn’t happen that way, or if you incited it.
AUBREY GORDON, THE WRITER BEHIND ‘YOUR FAT FRIEND,’ HAS SOME THOUGHTS ON DIETS, BMI AND THE RELENTLESS ADVICE OF STRANGERSDAWN FALLIKJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Last week, marking a rare departure from its much more hands-off approach regarding American extremists, Telegram blocked dozens of public channels for inciting violence, saying they violated the terms of service.
WHY RIGHT-WING EXTREMISTS’ FAVORITE NEW PLATFORM IS SO DANGEROUSRANI MOLLAJANUARY 20, 2021VOX
In the interest of clarity, we are not alleging here that Fox News incited an insurrection — a legal term that requires proving at least a direct call to action.
NEVER FORGET FOX NEWS’S PROMOTION OF THE ‘BIG LIE’ERIK WEMPLEJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If platforms are going to move against speech that credibly threatens or actually incites violence, they should do so fairly and justly.
THE RIGHT’S MESSAGE TO SILICON VALLEY: 'FREE SPEECH FOR ME, BUT NOT FOR THEE'DAVID FRENCHJANUARY 16, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO INCITE

  • advocate
  • back
  • condone
  • egg on
  • encourage
  • endorse
  • goad
  • incite
  • instigate
  • prod
  • promote
  • provoke
  • sanction
  • spur
  • support
  • urge
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