foment


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try to stir up public opinion

bathe with warm water or medicated lotions

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The middle of a crowd is not normally the best place to foment.
But as long as Hugo Chavez remains in power, he will continue to finance and foment Marxism and terrorism abroad even as he consolidates power at home, and the peoples of Venezuela, Colombia, and other Latin American countries ravaged by debt and Communist subversion will be the worse off for it.
Bahrain cannot sweep this irrefutable fact under the carpet by expelling Iranian diplomats or accusing Tehran of shipping arms to foment sectarian strife in the tiny sheikhdom.
BAGHDAD / NINA / UNDP Administrator in Iraq, Adam Abdel Mawla said Daash gangs took advantage of some of the previous government decisions to foment sedition between Anbar tribes then exported to other Iraqi provinces.
Those who sought to incite sedition and foment discords among Kuwaitis through the odious terrorist act were failure and disappointed, it said in a statement.
Rashtriya Janata Dal ( RJD) president Lalu Prasad said that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh ( RSS) and the BJP wanted to foment trouble for their electoral gains.
Putin has denied Ukraine's allegations that Russia has sent its special forces to foment the mutiny in the east.
Actually, the article didn't foment conflict since there was no conflict; there was universal condemnation of the article.
He added that the arrest of former MP and Minister Michael Samaha has demonstrated beyond any shadow of doubt that Bashar Assad's regime was striving to foment strife in Lebanon between the Alawites and Sunnis on one hand and between the Christians and Sunnis on the other.
Two attacks by Roma on members of the majority white community in recent months have sparked the tensions, which have roots in unemployment, rising crime and failed long-term plans to foment Roma inclusion, the report said.
Besides supporting the northeast militants, they are also trying to foment some Islamic militancy in the region and some groups that surface in south Assam, and some parts of upper Assam with the direct patronage of ISI," said Manas Paul, a security expert.
The meeting took note of intelligence reports that suggested certain elements from Pakistan were trying to foment trouble in the Valley.
Interim authorities have accused his uncle, who was ousted in a violent revolt in April, of hiring "provocateurs" to foment clashes that killed hundreds and displaced more than 100,000.
Ms Smith said: "Where people preach hate, where they foment hatred in the way in which has happened here, where they provoke others to serious violence where they use phrases in relation to somebody who on his radio programme said he was gay: 'You should only get Aids and die, you pig' it is right we should express our view.
Addressing various committees of the ethnic party in Karachi over the telephone from London on Friday, Altaf Hussein assailed the insurgents for trying to foment sectarian violence in the bustling city.