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1. agitator, fomenter

one who agitates; a political troublemaker

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verb (transitive)
to encourage or instigate (trouble, discord, etc); stir up
2. medicine
to apply heat and moisture to (a part of the body) to relieve pain and inflammation

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verb transitive
to treat with warm water, medicated lotions, etc.
to stir up (trouble); instigate; incite
to foment a riot

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tr.v. fo·ment·ed, fo·ment·ing, fo·ments
1. To arouse or incite (trouble, for example).
2. To treat (the skin, for example) by fomentation.

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