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incite
used in Frankenstein

2 uses
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Definition
provoke action — especially violent action
  • As yet I looked upon crime as a distant evil, benevolence and generosity were ever present before me, inciting within me a desire to become an actor in the busy scene where so many admirable qualities were called forth and displayed.
    Chapter 15 (2% in)
  • I know not by what chain of thought the idea presented itself, but it instantly darted into my mind that the murderer had come to mock at my misery and taunt me with the death of Clerval, as a new incitement for me to comply with his hellish desires.
    Chapter 21 (59% in)

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