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Definition 1: deliberate and intentional triggering (of trouble or discord) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for fomentation in the sense of this definition

(fomentation is a kind of ...) an act that sets in motion some course of events

Definition 2: application of warm wet coverings to a part of the body to relieve pain and inflammation - [noun denoting act]

(fomentation is a kind of ...) care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)

Definition 3: a substance used as a warm moist medicinal compress or poultice - [noun denoting substance]

(fomentation is a kind of ...) a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties

"shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man"

(... is made of the substance fomentation) a cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever)

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