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verb [transitive] incite pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈsaɪt/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleinciting
past tenseincited
past participleincited
  1. to encourage people to be violent or commit crimes by making them angry or excited
    He was sentenced to two years in prison for inciting racial hatred.
    incite someone to (do) something: It was alleged that Cox had incited other prisoners to riot.


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