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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INCITED

It was you who turned her mind against me, and incited her to unhappiness in the home I had given her.

Teia had incited the Alemans and the Franks to break into Italy.

Almost at the same moment Loubet followed his lead and incited Lapoulle to do the same.

The girl's defiant attitude only incited the workmen to jeer the more.

These remarks and questions only incited Rougon's imagination the more.

They it was who destroyed, and incited the barbarians to greater excesses.

Not that Pledge, by any direct influence, incited him to evil-doing.

This was not what the Russian Slavophils expected, and they incited the Servians to revolt.

The desire for them was growing rapidly, incited by the talk of the overlords.

He will be incited to show himself at his best and to be his best.

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.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INCITED

inflamed

adjectivestirred to anger
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