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noun as in substance causing chemicals to split into simpler substances

verb as in split into simpler substances; be agitated


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Example Sentences

You can commission a conclusion from one of Molly’s peers, or go hunting for the best one that bubbles up from the ferment of the fans.

Using a mason jar for lacto-fermentation, you have to regularly “burp” the ferment by opening the lid every now and then to release the gas.

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But it was intellectual ferment that Sheehy craved above all else.

“Biofuel” can be made out of anything that will ferment or rot, including digestive system waste products.

A literary ferment erupted in coastal Andhra between the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

In other words, we have political mobilization, backed by intellectual ferment and blessed by the president of the United States.

Ferment isn't imminent, but the conditions for it are ripe, said the group in a new report out this week.

Lime salts also possess the power of transforming renninogen into the active ferment.

They are extremely prone to change, and in presence of animal matters readily ferment, and are converted into salts of ammonia.

At the moment when our history begins, the audacity of the new religious doctrines was putting all Paris in a ferment.

A mixture of water and honey allowed to ferment together was called mulsa.

The existence of such a soluble ferment would explain the presence of free sugar and free fisetin.

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On this page you'll find 161 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ferment, such as: bacteria, bacterium, barm, ebullition, enzyme, and leaven.

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