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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of foment.


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  • Somehow, Marshall has developed the idea fomented by Sam himself, no doubt that Sam is on the verge of greatness, that his unique line of bull is, in fact, the truth, instead of delusional fantasies of how Sam would like to see his life.

    The Full Feed from

  • It was they who fomented a broad cultural redefinition of what an artist was.

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  • Jeb Bush is trying to create a way forward for Republicans with Latino voters, but that path may be permanently blocked by the anti-immigration hysteria being fomented by Senator Jeff Sessions, Representative Steve King, Representative Lamar Smith, Representative Elton Gallegly, and the entire Republican "nativist lobby."

    Frank Sharry: GOP Hispanic Conference Highlights Deep Denial on Immigration

  • Yet when the panic hit, it was the presence of these assets on bank balance sheets that fomented a global loss of trust in banks.

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  • The captain's behavior is at the center of two probes, one led by Italian coast guard and one by Italian prosecutors, who are investigating in part whether Mr. Schettino's conduct after the shipwreck fomented a disorderly evacuation.

    Italian Captain: 'We Abandoned the Ship'

  • Damascus has long said the uprising against it has been fomented by foreign agents and Islamist terrorists, but has stopped short of publicly blaming al Qaeda.

    Bombs Raise Stakes in Syria

  • In the weeks leading up to Tuesday's ouster of President Mohamed Nasheed, his political adversaries fomented opposition among conservative Muslims by claiming Mr. Nasheed's government was trying to undermine their faith.

    Islamism Set Stage for Maldives Coup

  • If it was anything else then maybe it was “domestic terrorism inspired by the likes of hatemongers like Palin, Beck, and Limbaugh” or “the inevitable sort of terrorist act fomented by the racist teabaggers.”

    So… who did it? | RedState

  • In the end, I had proved to my husband that real connections can be fomented and fostered online.

    When Twittering Gets in the Way of Real Life

  • Mr. Lukashenko has sought to portray the protest as part of an attempted coup, fomented by other countries.

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