Calm and changing

ferment
(n)
fǝr-MENT
Meaning

agitation; commotion; excitement

1st Sample Sentence

The city goes into a ferment at festival time.

Root

fermentum (substance causing fermentation, leaven, drink made of fermented barley) (Latin)

Mnemonics

Ferment = firm + end, firm means stable, ferment brings end to firmness. fermant=german+t, the germans brought the whole world to a state of unrest during world war II

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