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try to stir up public opinion

bathe with warm water or medicated lotions

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Even though Bakkar showed some independence on this occasion, he later came down in favor of Ibn Tulun, by ruling that the aman (safe-conduct) that had been offered to al-'Abbas's companions, the supposed fomenters of the rebellion, was not valid.
Indeed, the founders viewed parties as dangerous fomenters of conflict.
Those few who resisted Sambo-ism, according to Elkins, became the fomenters of rebellion, such as Gabriel, Denmark Vesey, and Nat Turner.
Political animosity toward Iraqis, Palestinians and other fomenters of anti-Semitic and anti-Israel attitudes all played a part.
It bespeaks prolific violence that suffocates speech, depleting it of any national consequence, so that the fomenters and cementers of canons cannot hear or see its relevance.
One way to do this is to use bioreactors and fomenters in which the flow rate of nutrients can be kept constant for a specific period of time.
They are the true Iagos in the script, the whisperers and fomenters who make certain that things go from bad to worse.
The chief fomenters of this impulse have been an interconnected band of scientists in government and thinkers and publicists in think tanks and in the media who have pushed hard for nuclear weapons.
These obscurantists - princes, popes, Jews, but especially "mendicant tyrants" - Erasmus tended to typify as fomenters of evil, entrapping the populace in superstitious ceremony rather than liberating them spiritually.