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inducement

Law (in pleading) the introductory part that leads up to and explains the matter in dispute

Inducement

Electra
incited brother, Orestes, to kill their mother and her lover. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 92; Gk. Lit.: Electra, Orestes]
Hezekiah
exhorts Judah to stand fast against Assyrians. [O.T.: II Chronicles 32:6–8]
Lantier, Etienne
exhorts fellow miners to massive strike. [Fr. Lit.: Germinal]
Mannon, Lavinia
20th-century Electra in New England. [Am. Lit.: Mourning Becomes Electra]
Salome
beguilingly prompts decapitation of John the Baptist. [N.T.: Mark 6:22–28]
Tricoteuses
sobriquet of battle-exhorting women at French Convention. [Fr. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1100]
Tyrtaeus
(fl. 7th century B.C.) elegist; roused Spartans to Messenian triumph. [Gk. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1111]
References in classic literature ?
I have none of the usual inducements of women to marry.
Wickham's object was unquestionably my sister's fortune, which is thirty thousand pounds; but I cannot help supposing that the hope of revenging himself on me was a strong inducement.
It is sufficient to know that vanity, interest, poverty, and every spendthrift consideration urged him to look upon the proposal with favour, and that where all other inducements were wanting, the habitual carelessness of his disposition stepped in and still weighed down the scale on the same side.
These discoveries immediately determined us to abandon a place which had presented no inducement for us to remain, except the promise of security; and as we looked about us for the means of ascending again into the upper regions, we at last found a practicable part of the rock, and half an hour's toil carried us to the summit of the same cliff from which the preceding evening we had descended.
This idea will add the inducements of philanthropy to those of patriotism, to heighten the solicitude which all considerate and good men must feel for the event.
Were there not even these inducements to moderation, nothing could be more ill-judged than that intolerant spirit which has, at all times, characterized political parties.
Delightful inducements to embark, fine chance for promotion, it seems -- aye, a stove boat will make me an immortal by brevet.
But still, I must stay out that day and the following one, as I had promised to do so: though, resisting all entreaties and inducements to prolong my visit further, I insisted upon departing the next morning; affirming that my mother would be lonely without me, and that she impatiently expected my return.
Whatever may be the arguments or inducements which have wrought this change in the sentiments and declarations of these gentlemen, it certainly would not be wise in the people at large to adopt these new political tenets without being fully convinced that they are founded in truth and sound policy.
In connection with the hiring of these personnel, the Compensation Committee of Recro Pharmas Board of Directors approved inducement stock option grants to purchase an aggregate of 64,500 shares of Recro Pharmas common stock.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 11, 2017-Rigel Pharmaceuticals announces inducement grant to new employee at USD4.
M2 PHARMA-September 19, 2016-Curis awards inducement stock options to six new employees under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)