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ferment

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ferment

  1. a disturbed or uneasy state the city was in ferment as its residents nervously awaited the airborne invasion that was sure to come Synonyms of ferment disquiet, unrest, fermentation, restiveness, restlessness, Sturm und Drang, turmoil, uneasiness, unquietnessWords Related to ferment fidgets; agitation, commotion, confusion, excitement, hubbub, moil, stir, storm, trouble, tumult, tumultuousness, turbulence, upheaval, uproar, unsettlement; disruption, perturbation; agitation, anxiety, disquietude, inquietude, queasiness, tension, unease; anarchy, chaos, disorder, welterNear Antonyms of ferment order, orderlinessAntonyms of ferment calm, ease, peace, peacefulness, quiet, tranquillity (or tranquility)


ferment

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ferment

  1. 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 Synonyms of ferment abet, brew, incite, foment, instigate, pick, provoke, raise, stir (up), whip (up)Words Related to ferment advance, cultivate, encourage, forward, foster, further, nourish, nurture, promote, sow, stimulate; detonate, set, set off, trigger; excite, galvanize, inflame (also enflame), inspire, motivate, rouse; activate, energize, enliven, fire, invigorate, jazz (up), liven (up), pep (up), quicken, stimulate, vitalizeNear Antonyms of ferment bridle, check, constrain, curb, discourage, hold, inhibit, regulate, rein (in), restrain, tame; allay, calm, quiet, settle, soothe, still, subdue, tranquilize (also tranquillize)



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