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incite
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

5 uses
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Definition
provoke action — especially violent action
  • See how she has been inciting proud Diomed to vent his rage on the immortal gods.
    Book 5 (97% in)
  • Apollo, son of Jove, replied, "Let us incite great Hector to challenge some one of the Danaans in single combat; on this the Achaeans will be shamed into finding a man who will fight him."
    Book 7 (9% in)
  • May some god, then, put it into your hearts to make a firm stand here, and to incite others to do the like.
    Book 13 (7% in)
  • Neptune on the other hand went about among the Argives to incite them, having come up from the grey sea in secret, for he was grieved at seeing them vanquished by the Trojans, and was furiously angry with Jove.
    Book 13 (41% in)
  • The son of Atreus would have then carried off the armour of the son of Panthous with ease, had not Phoebus Apollo been angry, and in the guise of Mentes chief of the Cicons incited Hector to attack him.
    Book 17 (9% in)

There are no more uses of "incite" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Butler).

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