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 for incitation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Incitation \In`ci*ta"tion\, n. [L. incitatio: cf. F.
     incitation.]
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     1. The act of inciting or moving to action.
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     2. That which incites to action; that which rouses or
        prompts; incitement; motive; incentive.
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              The noblest incitation to honest attempts. --Tatler.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  incitation
      n 1: something that incites or provokes; a means of arousing or
           stirring to action [syn: incitement, incitation,
           provocation]
      2: an act of urging on or spurring on or rousing to action or
         instigating; "the incitement of mutiny" [syn: incitation,
         incitement]

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