Fermenting
Ferment Fer*ment", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fermented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fermenting}.] [L. fermentare, fermentatum: cf. F. fermenter. See {Ferment}, n.] To cause ferment or fermentation in; to set in motion; to excite internal emotion in; to heat. [1913 Webster]

Ye vigorous swains! while youth ferments your blood. --Pope. [1913 Webster]


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