Example sentences for: incite

How can you use “incite” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • While he tried to incite the public about these totemic reform issues, Santorum immersed himself in the far more subversive legal corruption of the campaign-finance system.

  • It seems unlikely, however, that this case will incite the same challenges to zero-tolerance drug policies that were directed toward sexual-harassment regulations after the cases of the kissing 7-year-olds.

  • The piece has an unidentified person in black saying that anarchists had planned all along to incite the rampage.

  • This custom suggests new stages in the old rebellion against religious strictures, which once demanded that female hair--divinely ordained to be long and seductive--be covered up lest it incite lust.

  • Writing last Sunday in the New York Times Magazine , New York University politics professor Mark Lilla claims to have discovered why the Sixties still incite debate in America (under the guise of the culture wars) whereas such matters have long since been resolved in Europe: Americans naively make a religion out of democracy.


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