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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fer·ment v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fermented; p. pr. & vb. n. Fermenting.]  To cause ferment or fermentation in; to set in motion; to excite internal emotion in; to heat.
    Ye vigorous swains! while youth ferments your blood.   --Pope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 fermenting
      n : a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to
          break down into simpler substances; especially, the
          anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol [syn: zymosis,
           zymolysis, fermentation, ferment]