incitement

Definitions of incitement
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n an act of urging on or spurring on or rousing to action or instigating

“the incitement of mutiny”
Synonyms:
incitation
Type of:
arousal, rousing
the act of arousing

n the act of exhorting; an earnest attempt at persuasion

Synonyms:
exhortation
Types:
pep talk
a speech of exhortation attempting to instill enthusiasm and determination in a team or staff
Type of:
persuasion, suasion
the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action

n needed encouragement

Synonyms:
provocation
Types:
subornation
underhandedly or improperly inducing someone to do something improper or unlawful
subornation of perjury
(law) inducing someone to make a false oath as part of a judicial proceeding
Type of:
encouragement
the expression of approval and support

n something that incites or provokes; a means of arousing or stirring to action

Synonyms:
incitation, provocation
Types:
signal
any incitement to action
Type of:
mental energy, psychic energy
an actuating force or factor

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