Give an incentive for action (synset 201653541)
"This moved me to sacrifice my career"
Provoke or stir up (synset 200852919)
"incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"hyponym: raise - activate or stir up
Cause to act (synset 201233274)"The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"
Found on Word Lists
Find words of a similar nature on these lists: