Definition of Foment. Meaning of Foment. Synonyms of Foment

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Foment. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Foment and, of course, Foment synonyms and on the right images related to the word Foment.

Definition of Foment

Foment
Foment Fo"ment, n. 1. Fomentation. 2. State of excitation; -- perh. confused with ferment. He came in no conciliatory mood, and the foment was kept up. --Julian Ralph.
Foment
Foment Fo*ment", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fomented; p. pr. & vb. n. Fomenting.] [F. fomenter, fr. L. fomentare, fr. fomentum (for fovimentum) a warm application or lotion, fr. fovere to warm or keep warm; perh. akin to Gr. ? to roast, and E. bake.] 1. To apply a warm lotion to; to bathe with a cloth or sponge wet with warm water or medicated liquid. 2. To cherish with heat; to foster. [Obs.] Which these soft fires . . . foment and warm. --Milton. 3. To nurse to life or activity; to cherish and promote by excitements; to encourage; to abet; to instigate; -- used often in a bad sense; as, to foment ill humors. --Locke. But quench the choler you foment in vain. --Dryden. Exciting and fomenting a religious rebellion. --Southey.

Meaning of Foment from wikipedia

- Weinstein Edited by Melissa McCoy Music by Jeff Beal Production companies Foment Productions Conscious Contact Entertainment Secret Sauce Media Artemis Rising...
- private enterprise. In 2021, Facebook was cited as playing a role in the fomenting of the 2021 United States Capitol attack. In 2018, Special Counsel Robert...
- significant questions in England. The British began to regard him as the fomenter of serious trouble. Hopes for a peaceful solution ended as he was systematically...
- Retrieved 24 January 2014. "BBC newsreader quits 'after claims he helped foment revolution in Kyrgyzstan'". Press Gazette. 8 April 2011. Archived from the...
- time, Stalinist Yugoslavs, known in Yugoslavia as "cominformists", began fomenting civil and military unrest. A number of cominformist rebellions and military...
- Beirut explosion, have precipitated the collapse of Lebanon's currency and fomented political instability, widespread resource shortages, and high unemployment...
- Front on December 20, 1960, at Tân Lập village in Tây Ninh Province to foment insurgency in the South. Many of the Viet Cong's core members were volunteer...
- treaty. The Dowager died in 1908 and the dynasty imploded in 1911. The fomenters of the Xinhai Revolution of 1911 sought to replace Qing rule with a republic...
- 1901). These groups became active in domestic and foreign politics, helped foment pro-war sentiments, and supported ultra-nationalist causes through the end...
- Caes., 56. Rawson 1994a, p. 437. Rawson 1994a, p. 436, noting that ****tus fomented a momentary rebellion and that Quintus Caecilius B****us led a revolt in...