• WordNet 3.6
    • n inciter someone who deliberately foments trouble "she was the instigator of their quarrel"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Inciter One who, or that which, incites.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n inciter One who or that which incites or moves to action.
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  • Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
    “This is the curse of an evil deed, that it incites and must bring forth more evil.”
  • John Updike
    “Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.”


In literature:

They know that I am the man who has goaded you on and incited you; they believe you innocent.
"The Robbers A Tragedy" by Friedrich Schiller
How he incites and strengthens all around him, Infusing life and vigor.
"The Piccolomini A Play" by Friedrich Schiller
There was not a particle of justice in this, for the one had simply suppressed a mutiny, whereas the other was inciting one.
"Military Reminiscences of the Civil War V1" by Jacob Dolson Cox
Satisfied with this vengeance, Caesar left Egypt, and went to Pontus, where PHARNACES, son of Mithradates, was inciting a revolt against Rome.
"History of Rome from the Earliest times down to 476 AD" by Robert F. Pennell
Going east our appearance if alone would be sure to incite comment and suspicion.
"Bonnie Prince Charlie" by G. A. Henty
They charged him in the Declaration of Independence with inciting their Slaves to insurrection.
"The Great Conspiracy, Part 3." by John Alexander Logan
They charged him in the Declaration of Independence with inciting their Slaves to insurrection.
"The Great Conspiracy, Complete" by John Alexander Logan
These were the incitements addressed to the Argives and their allies.
"The History of the Peloponnesian War" by Thucydides
Platt was doing his best to help Parsons, and inciting public opinion against Morrison.
"The History of Mr. Polly" by H. G. Wells
It's a clear incitement to suicide!
"The Yeoman Adventurer" by George W. Gough

In poetry:

We thank thee for the stronger stroke
Ourselves delivered and incurred
When—thine incitement half unheard—
The chains we riveted we broke.
"Invocation" by Ambrose Bierce
You'll find young Paullus passing fair,
Modest, refined, and tony;
Go, now, incite the favored wight!
With Venus for a crony
He'll outshine all at feast and ball
And conversazione!
"To Mother Venus" by Eugene Field
A lovely bird; the garden's pride;
Nurs'd with the utmost care,
No flow'r, in all the gardens wide;
Incited hopes so rare:
Each passing day develops more
Each beauty, than the day before.
"To Miss Annie Eliza M'Namee" by David John Scott
For Max, thy brother-dog, began
To flag, and feel his narrowing span.
And cold, besides, his blue blood ran,
Since, 'gainst the classes, He heard, of late, the Grand Old Man Incite the masses.
"Kaiser Dead" by Matthew Arnold
An equal power of Love I've seen,
Incite the deer to scour the green,
And chase his barking foe.
Sometimes has Love, with greater might,
To challenge—nay—sometimes—to fight,
Provoked the enamour'd beau.
"Love and Music. Written at Oxford, When Young" by William Shenstone
Such is the will, the cruel will, of love-inciting Venus,
Who takes delight in wanton sport and ill-considered jokes,
And brings ridiculous misfits beneath her brazen yokes,--
A very infelicitous proceeding, just between us.
"To Albius Tibullus" by Roswell Martin Field

In news:

A Jordanian official says the country's military prosecutor has charged 89 activists with inciting violent revolt, after protests over price hikes swept through the U.S.-allied kingdom last week.
Authority Zero to Incite Culture Room Masses.
View full size Kimesia Smith, above, was arrested after allegedly inciting a brawl at a Panama City Beach Burger King.
Recently, Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah incited violence against American and European interests over the movie The Innocence of Muslims.
In letters from his last hideout, Osama bin Laden fretted about dysfunction in his terrorist network and crumbling trust from Muslims he wished to incite against their government and the West.
Kelly Iversen plays a farm temptress who incites catastrophe in New Village Arts production of "Of Mice and Men".
Since Alice first read "Through the Looking Glass," written by her own inventor, Lewis Carroll, mirrors have incited curiosity among all.
But the violence could incite daily protests during Ramadan, which begins today.
Steve Harris of Iron Maiden incites the crowd on stage at St Pete Times Forum in Tampa on Sunday, April 17.
President Barack Obama incited a lot of excitement among young voters in 2008, but at a young professionals round table in downtown Pittsburgh Tuesday, a worry about voter apathy was expressed.
A Kenyan court threw out charges on Wednesday against a junior minister and a legislator accused of inciting violence in comments they made after an ambush in which rustlers from their ethnic tribe are suspected of killing at least 32 police.
Marion Lipschutz and Rose Rosenblatt are partners in Incite Pictures and Cine Qua Non.
Despite the Wall Street Journal's frightening front page story, the paper failed to incite a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte panic.
Gay rights groups say an organized day of prayer against marriage equality by France's Catholic Churches on Wednesday incites discrimination and homophobia.
Mandatory flu shots for health care workers continue to incite controversy.

In science:

This non monotonous variation of the probability peak f (xt ) with the shape parameter σ2 with a minimum in σ2 = 1, incites to consider three qualitative classes of lognormal distributions, that will be used in the next sections.
Broad distribution effects in sums of lognormal random variables
The dual fragmentation and coagulation operators that were defined in the preceding section incite us to introduce Markov fragmentation and coagulation chains in duality by time-reversal.
Dual random fragmentation and coagulation and an application to the genealogy of Yule processes
We will see how this can incite some trouble when determining numerical solutions.
Relativistic Springs
Tension makes movement difficult, which then incites more fear in the player.
Music in Terms of Science
This is a strong incitation to pursue further the investigations on the merits and possible illnesses of this regularisation scheme in the context of the LC formalism of fi eld theories.
Fields on Paracompact Manifold and Anomalies