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try to stir up public opinion

bathe with warm water or medicated lotions

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I here announce the failure of the fomented subversive plot", he revealed a he met the Peninsula Shield Commander and officers.
Those are by and large internal issues, as opposed to issues fomented by some external forces," Mullen said, although "there's always concerns in this region with Iran and certainly the US has them as well as all the regional players.
Iranian Shoura Council Speaker Ali Larijani accused Mousavi and Karroubi of falling into the US trap and condemned what he termed the American-Israeli counter-revolutionary un-Islamic and anti-Patriotic Strife fomented by these 2 gentlemen.
the category of people who fomented hate and whose views could lead to intercommunity violence.
This paranoid and groundless frenzy has been fomented and promoted by a shameless collection of lunatics and losers; crooks, cranks, demagogues and opportunists, who claim the existence of a top-secret master plan to join the U.
And this is precisely the sort of insurrection currently being fomented by Kennedy Funding.
The well-known real-estate mogul, whose return to fame has been fomented by the popularity of the reality-TV show "The Apprentice," will be paid $1.
Although the French and Spanish tried to stop the wars of Indian enslavement fomented by English colonizers and their Indian allies, it was for them largely a matter of trying to save their own Indian allies upon whom their own survival depended.
That is the crux of Palast's thesis as he presents a sensationally disturbing brief on legal corruption fomented by deregulated, market-driven greed.
Klebnikov suspends judgment as to whether any of the leadership in Moscow had a hand in the terrorist bombings in the capital that provided the final pretext for the invasion of Chechnya last year, although George Soros has been less demure, heavily hinting in an article in the New York Review of Books that Berezovsky deliberately fomented the war in furtherance of his political intrigues.
From the colonial pamphleteers who fomented revolution against the British to the frontier editors who would publish any slander to sell papers (as recounted in Mark Twain's hilarious early story "Journalism in Tennessee"), "newspapermen" and broadcasters have always sought bigger audiences and fatter profits by offering information and entertainment.
This means there is now a global marketplace where scientific ideas are being fomented, tested, and compared.