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Your RBR Word of the Day: Foment

foment \foh-MENT; FOH-ment\, transitive verb:
1. To nurse to life or activity; to incite; to abet; to instigate; -- often in a bad sense.

1. Fomentation; the act of fomenting.
2. State of excitation.

Even more annoying than message board trolls are those who log in to rival team's message boards pretending to have inside information on a player's misfortunes or deeds in order to foment a worrisome rumor.