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foment

(fō-mĕnt′)
tr.v. fo·mented, fo·menting, fo·ments
1. To arouse or incite (trouble, for example).
2. To treat (the skin, for example) by fomentation.

fo·ment′er n.
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He referred to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)'s September missile strikes against the headquarters of the Kurdistan Democratic Party -- Iran (KDP-I) terrorist group in the Iraqi Kurdistan region, and said, "The recent missile response to the actions of a terrorist group which fomented insecurity (in Iran) and are stationed in the Iraqi Kurdistan region is an approach which will be used in response to any threat."
By ordering the [Armed Forces of the Philippines] to carry out his order, he has virtually transformed the as his own private army, but in doing so, he has fomented further dissent and divisions among key military and police officials.'
They want to pin Bharat Ratna on RAW chief Kao who fomented insurgency in East Pakistan.
Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Sunday the country's people and security forces had defeated unrest fomented by foreign enemies — including the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia — and opposition groups, according to a statement on its Sepahnews website.
Inaccurate and distorted rhetoric posted online has fomented hatred where the courts have become preoccupied with libel suits, he said.
The incident fomented restlessness among the citizens.
"An external plot has been fomented for 20 to 30 years until the ground was ripe for subversive designs ...
"An external plot has been fomented for twenty to thirty years for the ground to be ripe for subversive designs", His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander said.