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  1. fes¦ter


    1. (of a wound or sore) become septic; suppurate:
      "a festering abscess"
      synonyms: suppurate · become septic · form pus · secrete pus · discharge ·
      run · weep · ooze · come to a head · maturate · be purulent · rankle · apostemate
      • (of food or rubbish) become rotten and offensive to the senses:
        "piles of mouldy grey paper festered by the sink"
      • (of a negative feeling or a problem) become worse or more intense, especially through long-term neglect or indifference:
        "below the surface, the old antagonisms festered"
        synonyms: rankle · chafe · gnaw (at one's mind) · eat away at one's mind ·
        ferment · brew · smoulder · cause bitterness · cause resentment · cause vexation · cause annoyance
      • (of a person) deteriorate physically and mentally in isolated inactivity:
        "remand prisoners are left to fester in our jails while they wait for trial"


    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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