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ferment

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a disturbed or uneasy state
  • the city was in ferment as its residents nervously awaited the outcome of the referendum vote

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ferment

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of ferment (Entry 2 of 2)

to bring (something volatile or intense) into being
  • the various social and economic factors that fermented the major cultural change during the U.S. during the 1960s

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The first known use of ferment was in the 14th century

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“Ferment.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ferment. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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