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ferment
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Dune
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  • It is not enough that you say to me the Emperor is in a ferment about some association between Arrakis and his mysterious prison planet.
  • They were held at a distance by the religious ferment around Paul’s leadership.

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  • The climb was exhilarating, easing the fears that had fermented in her because of her escort’s silent withdrawal and the fact that a precious ’thopter had been sent for her.

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as in: ferment grapes Define
chemically change by a living agent -- much as yeast or bacteria changes sugar to alcohol when making wine
as in: political party in ferment Define
causing or stirring up excited disagreement -- often leading to violence or change or more rarely: a state of excited disagreement
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