Definition of incito
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Orthography ID = 1007982
1.
LEM
incitō, incitāre, incitāvī, incitātus
verb (1st conjugation)
  1. to set in rapid motion, urge on, hurry, hasten, accelerate, quicken
  2. to arouse, augment
  3. [figuratively] to incite, encourage, stimulate, rouse, excite, spur on
  4. to inspire
  5. to excite, arouse, stir up
  6. to stimulate, excite, increase, enhance
Abbreviations
in-citō āvī, ātus, āre, to set in rapid motion, urge on, hurry, hasten, accelerate, quicken: vehementius equos incitare, Cs.: stellarum motūs incitantur: lintres magno sonitu remorum incitatae, Cs.: ex castris sese, sally out, Cs.: cum ex alto se aestus incitavisset, had rushed in, Cs.

—Prov.: incitare currentem, spur a willing horse.

—To {*}rouse, augment: hibernis (amnis) incitatus plu{*}iis, swollen, L.

—Fig., to incite, encourage, stimulate, rouse, excite, spur on: me imitandi cupiditate: ingenium diligentiā ex tarditate: oculos incitat error, O.: suos sensūs voluptuarios: Caesarem ad id bellum, Cs.: ad bellum incitari, L.: cuius libidines ad potiundum incitarentur: incitabant (animum) conrupti civitatis mores, S.

—To inspire: nam terrae vis Pythiam incitabat.

—To excite, arouse, stir up: Catonem inimicitiae Caesaris incitant, Cs.: istos in me: opifices contra vos incitabuntur: milites nostri pristini diei perfidiā incitati, Cs.

—To stimulate, excite, increase, enhance: consuetudo eloquendi celeritatem incitat.
 
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