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incite
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
provoke action — especially violent action
  • Fiercely, but evenly incited by the taunts of the German, the Pequod's three boats now began ranging almost abreast; and, so disposed, momentarily neared him.
    Chapters 79-81 — The Prairie; The Nut; The Pequod Meets the Virgin (52% in)
  • Granting that the White Whale fully incites the hearts of this my savage crew, and playing round their savageness even breeds a certain generous knight-errantism in them, still, while for the love of it they give chase to Moby Dick, they must also have food for their more common, daily appetites.
    Chapters 46-48 — Surmises; The Mat-Maker; The First Lowering (10% in)

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