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Another word for ferment

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Verb
  1. To be in a state of emotional or mental turmoil

      1. To burn with little smoke and no flame.
      2. To exist in a suppressed state:
      3. To show signs of repressed anger or hatred.
      1. To be cooked gently or remain just at or below the boiling point.
      2. To be filled with pent-up emotion:
      3. To be in a state of mild agitation or turmoil:
      1. To churn and foam as if boiling.
      2. To be in a state of turmoil or ferment:
      3. To be violently excited or agitated:
      1. A vessel or device in which cream or milk is agitated to separate the oily globules from the caseous and serous parts, used to make butter.
      2. Turbulence or agitation:
      3. To agitate or stir (milk or cream) in order to make butter.
      1. To undergo combustion or be consumed as fuel:
      2. To be damaged, injured, or destroyed by fire, heat, radiation, electricity, or a caustic agent:
      3. To consume fuel:
      1. A thin, usually spherical or hemispherical film of liquid filled with air or gas:
      2. A globular body of air or gas formed within a liquid:
      3. A pocket formed in a solid by air or gas that is trapped, as during cooling or hardening.
      1. To change from a liquid to a vapor by the application of heat:
      2. To reach the boiling point.
      3. To undergo the action of boiling, especially in being cooked.
    See also:

    calm

Noun
  1. An agent that stimulates or precipitates a reaction, development, or change

      1. Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus Saccharomyces, especially S. cerevisiae, reproducing asexually by budding or sexually through the production of ascospores and capable of fermenting carbohydrates.
      2. Any of numerous fungi that exhibit a one-celled growth form and reproduce by budding, including certain candidas that can cause infections in humans.
      3. Froth consisting of yeast cells together with the carbon dioxide they produce in the process of fermentation, present in or added to fruit juices and other substances in the production of alcoholic beverages.
      1. An agent that causes rising, fermentation, or ferment; leaven.
      1. An agent, such as yeast, that causes batter or dough to rise, especially by fermentation.
      2. An element, influence, or agent that works subtly to lighten, enliven, or modify a whole.
      3. To add a rising agent to.
      1. A substance, usually used in small amounts relative to the reactants, that modifies and increases the rate of a reaction without being consumed in the process.
      2. One that precipitates a process or event, especially without being involved in or changed by the consequences:
    See also:

    change

  2. A state of uneasiness and usually resentment brewing to an eventual explosion

Another word for ferment

Noun
      1. An uneasy or troubled condition; unease or discontent:
      2. A condition of social disturbance, often involving demonstrations or rioting:
      1. The act of agitating or the state of being agitated.
      2. Extreme emotional disturbance; perturbation.
      3. The stirring up of public interest in a matter of controversy, such as a political or social issue.
      1. The act or an instance of exciting.
      2. The condition of being excited.
      3. Something that excites:
      1. To pass an implement through (a liquid, for example), usually in circular motions, so as to mix or cool the contents:
      2. To use an implement to move or rearrange the fuel in (a fire) to increase light or heat.
      3. To add or mix in (an ingredient, for example) into a liquid or mixture by moving an implement:
    See also:

    disturbance

Verb
      1. An agent, such as yeast, that causes batter or dough to rise, especially by fermentation.
      2. An element, influence, or agent that works subtly to lighten, enliven, or modify a whole.
      3. To add a rising agent to.
      1. To assume a standing position after lying, sitting, or kneeling.
      2. To get out of bed:
      3. To move from a lower to a higher position; ascend:
      1. To convert or change into a vapor.
      2. To draw off in the form of vapor.
      3. To draw moisture from, as by heating, leaving only the dry solid portion.
      1. To flow or run over the top, brim, or banks:
      2. To be filled beyond capacity, as a container or waterway.
      3. To have a boundless supply; be superabundant.
      1. To cause to pass into solution:
      2. To reduce (solid matter) to liquid form; melt.
      3. To cause to lose definition; blend or blur:
      1. To make or become ripe or riper; mature.
      1. Physical or mental effort or activity directed toward the production or accomplishment of something:
      2. Such effort or activity by which one makes a living; employment:
      3. A trade, profession, or other means of livelihood:
      1. To make or become acid.
      1. To change from a liquid to a vapor by the application of heat:
      2. To reach the boiling point.
      3. To undergo the action of boiling, especially in being cooked.
      1. To give off sparks.
      2. To give off or reflect flashes of light; glitter:
      3. To be reflected in small flashes of light:
      1. To make a hissing or bubbling sound; effervesce.
      2. A hissing or bubbling sound.
      3. Effervescence.
      1. To churn and foam as if boiling.
      2. To be in a state of turmoil or ferment:
      3. To be violently excited or agitated:
      1. A thin, usually spherical or hemispherical film of liquid filled with air or gas:
      2. A globular body of air or gas formed within a liquid:
      3. A pocket formed in a solid by air or gas that is trapped, as during cooling or hardening.
      1. A mass of bubbles in or on a liquid; foam.
      2. Salivary foam released as a result of disease or exhaustion.
      3. Something unsubstantial or trivial:
      1. A colloidal dispersion of a gas in a liquid or solid medium, such as shaving cream, foam rubber, or a substance used to fight fires. A foam may be produced, especially on the surface of a liquid, by agitation or by a chemical reaction, such as fermentation.
      2. Any of various light, porous, semirigid or spongy materials, usually the solidified form of a liquid full of gas bubbles, used as a building material or for thermal insulation or shock absorption, as in packaging.
      3. Frothy saliva produced especially as a result of physical exertion or a pathological condition.
      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. Having a taste characteristic of that produced by acids; sharp, tart, or tangy.
      2. Made acid or rancid by fermentation.
      3. Having the characteristics of fermentation or rancidity; tasting or smelling of decay.
      1. To emit small bubbles of gas, as a carbonated or fermenting liquid.
      2. To escape from a liquid as bubbles; bubble up.
      3. To show high spirits or animation.