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  1. fes·ter


    1. (of a wound or sore) become septic; suppurate:
      "I developed a tropical sore that festered badly" ·
      "a festering abscess"
      synonyms: suppurate · become septic · become infected · form pus ·
      weep · be purulent · rankle
      • (of food or garbage) become rotten and offensive to the senses:
        "a gully full of garbage that festered in the shade"
        synonyms: rot · molder · decay · decompose · putrefy ·
        go bad · spoil · deteriorate
      • (of a negative feeling or a problem) become worse or more intense, especially through long-term neglect or indifference:
        "anger which festers and grows in his heart"
        synonyms: rankle · eat away · gnaw away · brew · smolder
      • (of a person) undergo physical and mental deterioration in isolated inactivity:
        "I might be festering in jail now"


    late Middle English: from the rare word fester ‘fistula,’ later ‘festering sore,’ or Old French festrir (verb), both from Old French festre (noun), from Latin fistula ‘pipe, reed, fistula.’


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    festered(past tense)
    festered(past participle)
    festering(present participle)
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    Verb . fester ‎(third-person singular simple present festers, present participle festering, simple past and past participle festered) To become septic; to become rotten

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