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foment

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  • verbinstigate, provoke
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Synonyms for foment

verb instigate, provoke
  • abet
  • arouse
  • brew
  • incite
  • whip up
  • agitate
  • cultivate
  • encourage
  • excite
  • foster
  • goad
  • nurse
  • nurture
  • promote
  • quicken
  • raise
  • set
  • spur
  • start
  • stimulate
  • fan the flames
  • set on
  • sow the seeds
  • stir up

Antonyms for foment

  • deter
  • discourage
  • calm
  • conclude
  • condemn
  • depress
  • destroy
  • dissuade
  • end
  • finish
  • ignore
  • lull
  • neglect
  • quiet
  • repress
  • stop
  • tranquilize
  • cease
  • dampen
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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arouse

verb. excite, entice

aroused

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arouses

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arousing

verb. excite, entice

brew

verb. plan, devise

brewing

verb. plan, devise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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