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[often with infinitive] The action of provoking unlawful behavior or urging someone to behave unlawfully.‘this amounted to an incitement to commit murder’
egging on, urging, goading, spurring on, motivation, persuasion, inducementinstigation, encouragement, stirring up, whipping up, stoking up, kindling, fuelling, stimulation, provocation, arousing, rousing, fomentationenkindlingView synonyms
- ‘The review is there as a guideline, as an incitement, or perhaps at times merely a provocation.’
- ‘Drink was their worst failing and the Duke of Wellington was not far wrong when he complained that it was one of the biggest and most dubious incitements to recruitment.’
- ‘American authorities say they are working on a directive that would ban hate speech and incitements to violence and create a system for registering publications to lend some order to the media landscape.’
- ‘His team talks prior to Lansdowne games were incitements to mayhem.’
- ‘Abetting describes any incitement or encouragement to do so.’
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