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foment (foh MENT) (verb), foments; fomented, fomenting
1. To stir up or to agitate: Lorna did as much as she could to foment a quarrel between the two politicians at the political rally.
2. To provoke discontent or discord and to cause external fury: The king's enemies fomented a rebellion which resulted in the royal family being expelled from their throne.
To rouse or instigate trouble.
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To create a quarrel.
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To excite or to stir up public revolt.
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To arouse, to instigate, or to inflame discord or antagonism. (3)