Monday, March 27, 2006

Words of the Day

foment (tr. verb) -

1. to promote the growth or development of

internecine (adj.)

1. marked by slaughter : DEADLY; especially : mutually destructive
2. of, relating to, or involving conflict within a group
Context (from a founding member of the Delta Force elite counter-terrorism unit):

We have probably fomented internecine war in the Muslim world between the Shias and the Sunnis, and I think Bush may well have started the third world war, all for their own personal policies. (link)

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