To urge on, spur on, or incite to some action, esp. to some evil
To provoke and urge on:
To stimulate as if by electric shock; rouse; stir; spur
Promote is defined as to contribute to the growth of something or to sell by advertising.
To approve, encourage, and support (an action or a plan of action); urge and help on.
The definition of agitate is to move something around in a forceful or violent movement.
To inspire with hope, courage, or confidence.
To arouse strong feeling in:
To goad is defined as to urge someone or an animal to take a specific action by providing an incentive.
To serve as a nurse.
To cause someone to become annoyed or angry.
To cause (game) to rise from cover, come out of a lair, etc.; stir up to flight or attack
To spur is defined as to urge on.
Start is defined as to begin, set out to appear or to move suddenly.
To begin to show signs of activity; begin to come to life
To come to an end; stop:
To interrupt one's course or journey for a brief visit or stay. Often used with by, in, or off:
To prevent (someone) from a purpose or course of action by persuasion:
To depress; to check; to make dull; to lessen.
To repress is to suppress something such as a thought, feeling or emotion.
To curtail or inhibit the activity of something, such as the immune system or a gene.
To urge to action through moral pressure; drive:
To be affected by inflammation.
To cause someone to have (a feeling or reaction); elicit or arouse:
To provide with an incentive or a reason for doing something; impel:
To cause or persuade (to act, do, say, speak, etc.); prompt
Pique is defined as to arouse someone's interest, curiosity or resentment.
To pierce or puncture something or cause a pricking feeling.
The definition of a prompt is a cue given to someone to help him remember what to say, or is something that causes another event or action to occur.
Propel is defined as to cause to move forward or onward.
To stimulate is to excite, to invigorate or to spark someone's interest.
To induce a powerful emotional reaction in, especially by evoking memories of past trauma.
To be the cause of; bring about; make happen; effect, induce, produce, compel, etc.
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