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Incite

To arouse; urge; provoke; encourage; spur on; goad; stir up; instigate; set in motion; as in to incite a riot. Also, generally, in Criminal Law to instigate, persuade, or move another to commit a crime; in this sense nearly synonymous with abet.

incite

verb advise, advocate, agitate, animate, arouse, arouse to action, awaken, bring about, bring on, call forth, cause, counsel, drive, encourage, energize, enthuse, excite, exert influence, exert pressure, exhort, foment, give advice, give impetus, goad, impart momentum, impassion, incitare, induce, influence, initiate, inspire, inspirit, instigate, kindle, launch, move, persuade, press, preeail upon, prompt, provoke, push, rally, recommend, rouse, set in motion, spur on, start, stimulate, stir, stir up, urge, wake
Associated concepts: incite a riot
See also: abet, activate, agitate, bait, cause, coax, engender, evoke, exacerbate, exhort, foment, goad, harass, hasten, impel, induce, influence, inspire, lure, motivate, persuade, pique, press, prevail, prompt, provoke, spirit, stimulate, urge
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Over the past few years, the main focus of the inciters against Israel on campus has been on attempts to boycott Israeli universities.
One finds these inciters in the political world, trade unions, NGOs, liberal churches, academia, and so on.
Would a free society react with such strong sanction against inciters that they voluntarily choose to compensate persons who are harmed by those who follow them?
The security services had to intervene directly to disperse the violent protests, control the situation and arrest the rioters and inciters, according to the statement.
He expressed his trust that security men will and arrest the criminals and their inciters and bring them to justice to get their punishment for their mean acts.
The Minister in his intervening speech during today's session of the Council of Representatives said that the perpetrators, inciters, accomplices and culprits of this horrendous crime will be tracked down, arrested and the law will take its due course.
Manama, Dec 31 (BNA) -- Members of the House of Representatives, during today's regular session chaired by House Speaker Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Dhahrani, called for the security services to firmly confront terrorism and inciters for maintaining the homeland's security and stability and safeguarding the lives of innocent citizens and residents, praising the Interior Ministry and security forces' efforts in foiling terrorist plots.
The Independence's Man" will remain the Homeland's safety valve: HRH the Prime Minister is a thorn in the throat of terrorists and inciters.
He explained that the frequent allegations by inciters against policemen had been tackled by facts, such as the case of a girl that was allegedly reported to be raped by a policeman.
During the audience, HRH Prime Minister emphasised that "systematic" acts of violence and terrorism must be confronted with vigilance and caution so as not to let inciters of sedition and hatemongers achieve their evil goals, noting that they should be confronted with the force of the law and the high-awareness of the citizens whom he described as "the first protective shields of the homeland".
Al Dhahrani underlined that perpetrators, organizers and inciters of those condemnable terrorist acts must be brought to justice, urging the citizens to assume their national responsibilities and cooperate actively with the relevant authorities in this regard.
According to the suggested amendments, a penalty of 15 years in prison would be awarded to both inciters and attackers.