Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb foment

2 senses of foment

Sense 1
agitate, foment, stir up -- (try to stir up public opinion)
       => provoke, stimulate -- (provide the needed stimulus for)

Sense 2
foment -- (bathe with warm water or medicated lotions; "His legs should be fomented")
       => bathe, bath -- (clean one's body by immersion into water; "The child should bathe every day")

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