foment trouble

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foment trouble

To create trouble or problems. If those two are back there whispering to each other, I just know they're fomenting trouble.
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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!
See also: trouble
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Nai Odupong Awushie Tetteh II, Chief of Odupong Ofaakor in the Central Region and also the Benkumhene of the Awutu Traditional Area, has advised the security agencies in his jurisdiction and their leadership to deal decisively with miscreants who are fomenting trouble in the area.
Summary: Several Arab states accuse Tehran of interfering in their affairs and fomenting trouble
Police had booked Haasan under non-bailable sections 153 and 295 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), charging him with creating enmity between religious groups and fomenting trouble.
The government warned that anyone found fomenting trouble in the area or in other parts of the state would be punished according to the law.
The ED had filed a case on the basis of an FIR lodged by the NIA accusing some separatist leaders of Kashmir and Pakistan-based conspirators Hafiz Saeed and Syed Salahuddin of conspiring to wage a war against India and fomenting trouble in the Kashmir Valley.
It will now be interesting to see which way Assad leans: would he court the very countries he had accused of fomenting trouble or would he opt to side with the country who helped prop up his regime through the darkest of the times?
everywhere you go in the Middle East, where there is instability, you find Iran." Mattis added in terms of getting to the end state of the Geneva process, Iran too has a role to play, "which is to stop fomenting trouble. "It's the Geneva process and the Geneva process has got to come to a conclusion if we are to see this end," he remarked.
The Army's aim is to ensure that it continues to maintain the pressure on the terrorists and those fomenting trouble in Kashmir, Gen Rawat said.
It is fomenting trouble from one village to another...also trying to create division among the Hindus and Muslims, Sikhs and Christians," she alleged.
The BJP also blamed Rahul and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of AAP for fomenting trouble.
Shah also blamed Pakistan for fomenting trouble in the Kashmir Valley.
Islamabad has long accused India of fomenting trouble in this region -- a charge denied by New Delhi.
The publisher of Kashmir's largest-circulation newspaper said authorities had asked him to resume publication after police seized newspapers over the weekend and shut down cable television, saying it was necessary to stop people from fomenting trouble.
by Abasin Zaheer on 19 August, 2014 - 13:11 KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday reiterated his call for Pakistan to stop fomenting trouble in Afghanistan for the sake of lasting peace and stability in the region.