Part of speech:
To approve, encourage, and support (an action or a plan of action); urge and help on.
To give rise to; bring about:
To urge on, spur on, or incite to some action, esp. to some evil
The definition of coax means to try to get someone or something to do something with gentle urging.
To give rise to (a feeling, for example); stir up:
The definition of impel is to force something to happen or to cause someone to do something.
To anger, irritate, or annoy
To arouse or incite:
To prod or urge with or as if with a long pointed stick.
To urge or incite to hostile action; set:
Exhort is defined as to urge someone to take as specific action by using strong advice or a warning.
To exert or have influence on; have an effect on the nature, behavior, development, action, or thought of
(Physics) To bring about (an electric or magnetic effect) in a body by exposing it to the influence or variation of a field of force
To prod is to encourage someone to do something, or to poke at someone with your finger, foot or other pointed object.
Push is defined as to press, force or urge a person or thing to move or go away.
To drive or incite (a person) by taunting:
The definition of actuate is the act of putting something into motion.
The definition of activate means to start something.
To give life to; bring to life
To instill courage or life into.
To turn red or make glow:
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.
To drive a blow, ball, missile, etc.
To force or drive forward or onward; impel.
To prevent or try to prevent by disapproving or raising objections or obstacles
To prevent (someone) from a purpose or course of action by persuasion:
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
The definition of provocative is something exciting, stimulating or erotic.
A secret agent of a foreign nation, esp. one who incites citizens to rebellion, illegal acts, etc.
Something that incites.
Something that provokes; esp., a cause of resentment or irritation
The definition of agitate is to move something around in a forceful or violent movement.
To compel is to force someone do something or make something happen.
To give support to; foster:
To attract (someone), usually to do something, by arousing hope, interest, or desire:
To whip or flog; scourge.
To swing or move quickly or angrily; switch
To attract or entice, especially by wiles or temptation:
To change posture or position; stir:
To attract or lead (someone) away from proper behavior or thinking:
To approach for some immoral purpose, as a prostitute does
To induce or instigate (another) to do something illegal, esp. to commit perjury
To initiate something
To keep or discourage (a person, group, or nation) from doing something by instilling fear, anxiety, doubt, etc.
To curtail or inhibit the activity of something, such as the immune system or a gene.
To stop for a while; linger
To stimulate as if by electric shock; rouse; stir; spur
Pique is defined as to arouse someone's interest, curiosity or resentment.
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 be the cause of; bring about; make happen; effect, induce, produce, compel, etc.
To incite or stimulate:
To induce to believe something; convince
Serving to encourage or urge to good deeds
- Foment suggests continued incitement over an extended period of time the unjust taxes fomented rebellion
- Instigate always implies responsibility for initiating an action and usually connotes a bad or evil purpose who instigated the riot?
- Incite implies an urging or stimulating to action, either in a favorable or unfavorable sense incited to achievement by rivalry
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