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foment


foment

verb

Definition of FOMENT

to bring (something volatile or intense) into being <John Adams's wife, Abigail, told him that if women were not remembered by the new American government, they would foment a Rebellion and will not hold ourselves bound by any Laws in which we have no voice or Representation>
Synonyms abet, brew, ferment, foment, instigate, pick, provoke, raise, stir (up), whip (up)

February 27, 2015
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