We tried to foment one against Hamas after it won democratic elections among the Palestinians in 2006.
The Cubans claim Gross was a spy who was trying to foment revolution.
John Avlon on the common roots of armed groups trying to foment civil war.
He advocates instead quiet support for Iranian opposition groups that could foment regime change.
Dagan said the best course of action is to foment regime change.
The king is deceived by persuading him that it is the clubs and factions which foment public agitation.
foment with warm water; at night apply a bread and milk poultice.
The Civil Guard can keep us from rogues, but they foment dissensions and cause the ruin of the country.
If the limbs be swelled, or joints stiff, it will be proper to foment them with warm vinegar, or bathe them in lukewarm water.
If the patient feels chilly during the cooling, foment the feet and legs at the same time.
early 15c., "apply hot liquids," from Old French fomenter (13c.) "apply hot compress (to a wound)," from Late Latin fomentare, from Latin fomentum "warm application, poultice," contraction of *fovimentum, from fovere "to warm; cherish, encourage" (see fever). Extended sense of "stimulate, instigate" (1620s) was in the French. Related: Fomented; fomenting.