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 for fermenting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ferment \Fer*ment"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fermented; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Fermenting.] [L. fermentare, fermentatum: cf. F.
     fermenter. See Ferment, n.]
     To cause ferment or fermentation in; to set in motion; to
     excite internal emotion in; to heat.
     [1913 Webster]
           Ye vigorous swains! while youth ferments your blood.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: 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, fermenting, ferment]

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