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ferment
used in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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ferment
Used in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • All the leisure which his school life left him was passed in the company of subversive writers whose jibes and violence of speech set up a ferment in his brain before they passed out of it into his crude writings.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: political party in ferment
as in: ferment grapes
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