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foment trouble

to cause trouble. Leave it to Bob to foment trouble. I wasn't fomenting trouble, just expressing my opinion!
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Mohseni-Ejai said he had videotape showing some of the arrested embassy staffers mingling on the streets with protesters and charged they were part of the British plot to foment unrest.
Geographically isolated and culturally distinct, this heroic proletarian periodically downs tools to foment epoch-making strikes.
Instead of favouring unity, they create the foundation to foment division.
Speaking in a meeting with the people of Paveh and Oraman in Kermanshah province, Ayatollah Khamenei referred to the efforts of foreigners to foment discord between Shiite and Sunni Muslims and stressed, "The main goal of the divisive actions of the enemy is to prevent the Islamic Republic from becoming a successful role model in the eyes of other nations.
Is the media merely reporting the news, or is it helping to foment protest?
In relevant remarks yesterday, political leaders in Egypt also took the US and the Zionist regime responsible for the recent unrests in the country, and stressed that Washington and its ally are striving to foment insecurity to undermine stability in Egypt.
The military strategy for achieving this aim is population displacement and destabilization so as to get rid of those whose identity is different and to foment hatred and fear.
To their credit, the lawmakers apparently thought they were establishing an outfit to gather and evaluate foreign intelligence--not one that would run secret wars, produce propaganda, foment coups, and the like.
Zionist regime responsible for the recent unrests in the country which led to the killing of dozens of the people, and stressed that Washington and its ally are striving to foment insecurity to undermine stability in Egypt.
Even though editorial letters reflect the opinions of the readers, the Daily News has a responsibility not to foment hatred and anti-Semitism and anti-Israeli feelings.
With this tentative approval in hand, we are hopeful that the Court in the infringement action will see through any efforts by Astra Zeneca to foment delay.
The complaint alleges that beginning in the early 1990s, an organized group of stock traders began prosecution of a series of meritless lawsuits along with a campaign of malicious complaints directed to government agencies, intended to foment civil and criminal investigations.
Founded in 1995, Strategos is a leader in helping foment industry revolution and strategy innovation within and across companies.
Bugliosi contends that Manson believed the Beatles were talking to him through songs like ``Helter Skelter,'' which inspired his desire to foment a race war in America.