Usage examples for Fomenting

  1. Philip, taking Parma's advice to prevent the French court, if possible, from " fomenting the Netherland rebellion," had authorized the Prince to conclude that truce, as if done on his own responsibility, and not by royal order. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  2. Finally, in 1884, the Czar's Government sought to revenge itself for Britain's continued occupation of Egypt by fomenting trouble near the Afghan border. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose