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.|