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 Meanings and Examples of FOMENT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
foment
 v.  try to stir up public opinion; promote growth of; apply warm lotion to
Classic Sentence:
1  The maid had entered with us, and began once more to foment the bruise upon her mistress's brow.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
2  Both felt this so strongly that the outward and terrible side of death did not affect them and they did not feel it necessary to foment their grief.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER XVI
3  These civil commotions were constantly fomented by the monarchs of Blefuscu; and when they were quelled, the exiles always fled for refuge to that empire.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV.
4  It's war with the Turks for sure, all fomented by the French.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol
Get Context   In ACT I
5  After thoroughly examining her red and swollen eye, he prescribed a fomentation, which he made up himself at once, and tearing his handkerchief in pieces, he showed her how it ought to be applied.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence:
1  These examples, and there are many others, reveal how fear is being used to foment anger and political zealotry.
2  They need no persuading of the dangers of adventurism, which has been concentrating minds in the alliance since 2014 when President Putin annexed Crimea and fomented war in eastern Ukraine.