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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of fester.

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Examples

  • Patrick Kennedy holds similar views to his late father, and the dispute with Tobin festered anew when Kennedy publicly criticized the Catholic Church for opposing health care reform that lacked stringent anti-abortion language.

    Abortion and politics a volatile mix for U.S. Catholics

  • But as the losses mounted - 1, 2, then 14 straight, the idea festered, and finally, while doing a local broadcast before a Monday night game, Diliberto reached under his chair, grabbed the bag and placed it over his head.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Frances kind of festered over the -- over Florida.

    CNN Transcript Sep 16, 2004

  • "It always kind of festered in me that that was an opportunity missed, that the public missed something, that I missed something," he said.

    Phillies Zone

  • "It always kind of festered in me that that was an opportunity missed, that the public missed something, that I missed something," says Morris.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • His absence festered throughout the day, and there were many times I wanted to pick up the phone to scream, yell, beg, or anything else to make a connection.

    Welcome to My World

  • Though his body festered, still it fought to renew itself.

    Earl of Durkness

  • UMBERTO ECO IN PHILADELPHIA What if one man was behind all the conspiracies that festered in late 19th-century Europe?

    Ideas Calendar: Nov. 5-11

  • "Failure to speak to the broader aspirations of ordinary people will only feed the suspicion that has festered for years that the United States pursues our own interests at their expense," said Mr. Obama in May.

    The Anwar Verdict

  • That is why commentary that has re-emerged in recent days is so troubling: misleading analyses and outright falsehoods that have festered for far too long about the Obama administration's policy toward one of our closest friends and allies.

    The Obama Administration Is a Good Friend to Israel

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