Examples of incite in a Sentence
The news incited widespread fear and paranoia.
the rock band's failure to show up incited a riot, as the crowd had waited for hours
Recent Examples of incite from the Web
Former Reds pitcher Mat Latos, now in the Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball, incited a benches-clearing brawl Saturday.
The outburst was incited by the unexpected death of Cattrall’s brother, Chris Cattrall.
Some of those comments also earned him the attention of federal prosecutors, who have brought criminal charges against him for racist speech and inciting hatred.
Anti-Muslim and anti-Rohingya memes and propaganda spread through Facebook, inciting violence and eroding support for the Rohingya’s plight.
She has repeatedly criticized immigration and Islam in France since 1998, leading to five fines for inciting racial hatred.
In March, the United Nations called out Facebook for its role in inciting the violence in Myanmar that has led to a humanitarian crisis.
Israeli officials have said that protesters ignored warnings to stay away from the border fence, and blamed Hamas, the militant organization that governs Gaza, for inciting the violence.
Carla Gottgens—Bloomberg via Getty Images Tesla CEO Elon Musk is a polarizing figure, a billionaire entrepreneur who can incite immediate and divergent reactions with a single tweet.
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set in motion;
Synonym Discussion of incite
- inciting a riot
- instigated a conspiracy
- aiding and abetting the enemy
- fomenting rebellion
INCITE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of incite for English Language Learners
: to cause (someone) to act in an angry, harmful, or violent way
: to cause (an angry, harmful, or violent action or feeling)
INCITE Defined for Kids
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