Definition of Fomenting

1. Verb. (present participle of foment) ¹



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Definition of Fomenting

1. foment [v] - See also: foment

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fomenting

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follying
folwe
folwed
folwes
folwing
folylpoly-alpha-glutamate synthetase
folylpolyglutamate synthetase
fomalhaut
foment
fomentation
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fomenting (current term)
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fomepizole
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fomite
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fon
fonazine mesylate
fond
fond(p)
fond regard
fondaco
fondacos
fondant

Literary usage of Fomenting

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1. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1862)
"Ihe power 01 that city consisted, fomenting ,,., c 1 • • li°" "n(1 °f in great part, in her position as ..."

2. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides (1855)
"... indeed, from a dread of the Athenians, did not openly despatch their embassy ; but underhand they had a great share in fomenting the war, asserting that ..."

3. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England Begun in the Year 1641 by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1888)
"... together with the just rights and liberty of the subject; and that I am without any intention (by fomenting this unnatural war) to gain, ..."

4. The Works of Rufus Choate: With a Memoir of His Life by Rufus Choate, Samuel Gilman Brown (1862)
"Dreading the consequences of this, he projected a mission to Sparta, for the pnr- pose of fomenting a war between Peloponnesus and Athens, ..."

5. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey, John Wood Warter (1855)
"... 1639, the Pope sent express orders to his Nuncio to enjoin them to desist. in Scotland, and of the part taken by France in fomenting them. 97. ..."

6. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1869)
"The Government of Rumania was charged by the Government of both Turkey and Austria with fomenting disturbances within their territories, in particular in ..."

7. The King, the Kaiser, and Irish Freedom by James K. McGuire (1915)
"CHAPTER XIV fomenting RELIGIOUS PREJUDICES THE British Government is straining every effort to prejudice the Christian population of neutral countries ..."

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