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ferment
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Jane Eyre
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ferment
Used in
Jane Eyre
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  • Nobody knows how many rebellions besides political rebellions ferment in the masses of life which people earth.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mosquitoes came buzzing in and hummed sullenly round the room; the sea, which I could hear from thence, rumbled dull like an earthquake black clouds were casting up over it; the moon was setting in the waves, broad and red, like a hot cannon-ball she threw her last bloody glance over a world quivering with the ferment of tempest.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: political party in ferment
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