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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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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 15 ( ANI ): The Bombay High Court on Saturday extended the interim bail relief to activists Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde, who were accused of fomenting violence in Bhima Koregaon that took place earlier this year.
It in turn accuses Riyadh of fomenting discord by backing rebels in Syria, going to war in Yemen and propagating an ultra-conservative Sunni Muslim school that declares Shi'ites heretical.
FO Spokesman Qazi Khalilullah during a news briefing in Islamabad today said that in case of India, the international community is aware that state actors have been involved in destabilising and fomenting terrorism in neighbouring countries including Pakistan.
Jerusalem District Court sentenced Khaled al-Mughrabi for fomenting racist and religious hatred against Jews so as to spur attacks against them in his bi-weekly sermons.
We now have an economy organised to ensure the proceeds of growth are unfairly shared, favouring the few over the many, depressing wages, eroding workers' rights and fomenting anxiety.
An police inquiry has revealed that a group of saboteurs plotted to set up a terror group with the aim of targeting policemen's lives, subverting Bahrain's internal security and stability and fomenting riots.
Ukraine and the West have accused Moscow of fomenting the unrest, but it has denied the claim.
The fact that he is simply stating the blindingly obvious has not stopped a bunch of bien pensants from the left-wing metropolitan elite from claiming, in a letter to a newspaper, that he is fomenting divisions in this country.
Culture Minister Ali Jannati also condemned Bahar for "fomenting religious conflicts" with the article.
24 -- Asking Islamabad to fulfill in letter and spirit its commitment of not allowing its territory to be used for fomenting terrorism against it in any manner, India has made it clear that Pakistan must come out of the dark shadow of terrorism.
THE ECHO appears to support the fomenting of civil unrest and disorder on our streets by printing rabble-rousing letters, one of which on Tuesday was headed by your staff 'Time to rise up'.
In the middle of the crisis produced by Yemeni opposition parties protesting recent planned constitutional amendments, Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has defended the amendments and accused the opposition of fomenting chaos, reported the influential Beirut daily AN NAHAR on Tuesday.