inducement


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something that attracts, especially with the promise of pleasure or reward

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a positive motivational influence

act of bringing about a desired result

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Some of them, however, were not inconsiderable, and numerous inducements concurred to give them an extraordinary interest in their eyes.
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.
But the will being unaltered, while the threat to alter remained suspended over the nephew's head, there appears at once the very strongest possible inducement for the atrocity, and so concluded, very sagaciously, the worthy citizens of the borough of Rattle.
Nobody supposes that you were his first inducement.
You are in a land which offers such an inducement to the ambitious naturalist as none ever has since the world began, and you suggest leaving it before we have acquired more than the most superficial knowledge of it or of its contents.
This seemed to have been her principal inducement, originally, for taking up her residence there.
With you, it is not, How is such a one likely to be influenced, What is the inducement most likely to act upon such a person's feelings, age, situation, and probable habits of life considered -- but, How should I be influenced, What would be my inducement in acting so and so?
But of one thing he was satisfied, that he never should have left that pleasant island, where he was as happy as a king without subjects-- no, not if the inducement held out had been promotion to the first lordship in the admiralty!
There is no other inducement great enough to bring the departed back.
There's no inducement to go out now; and nothing to look forward to.
He might have stalked the wild-dog, but no inducement lay there.
And there be who say that man is not single in this, but the beasts have the like evil inducement, and--"
You mean that you do not understand the nature of this payment which to the best men is the great inducement to rule?
If you would furnish him with an additional inducement to forgive you, let there be an irreconcilable breach, a most deadly quarrel, between you and me--let there be a pretense of such a thing, I mean, of course--and he'll do fast enough.
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.