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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fester.

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Examples

  • No air flows under the breast and the skin festers and breaks down.

    Ashley's Treatment

  • The interplay is made all the more complicated by the addition of the word "festers," a word suggestive of a disgusting, fatal infection.

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  • The interplay is made all the more complicated by the addition of the word "festers," a word suggestive of a disgusting, fatal infection.

    LearnHub Activities

  • The interplay is made all the more complicated by the addition of the word "festers," a word suggestive of a disgusting, fatal infection.

    LearnHub Activities

  • The interplay is made all the more complicated by the addition of the word "festers," a word suggestive of a disgusting, fatal infection.

    LearnHub Activities

  • As collective frustration festers over the state of things in Egypt, it's entirely possible that the moments leading to this evening's riots could have simply been the proverbial straw that broke the camel's back.

    Elizabeth Hampton: Tonight in Cairo

  • As this mortgage foreclosure mess festers, its economic and social costs grow, and their effects will roll downstream into the future, transforming America, not always in ways that will strengthen our society or affirm our fragile experiment in self-government.

    How to Fix the Foreclosure Mess (Because America Is Like Secretariat)

  • The last point is especially important because the longer the situation festers, the greater the chance that public outrage will constrain government policy.

    Why European Banks Are Stressed Out

  • Rabbits die, ballerinas fall, fungus is a form of rot sometimes, earth festers, someone shoots monsters, warthogs gore and eyes rot.

    Writing: Unfathomable Poetry « Colleen Anderson

  • As collective frustration festers over the state of things in Egypt, it's entirely possible that the moments leading to this evening's riots could have simply been the proverbial straw that broke the camel's back.

    Elizabeth Hampton: Tonight in Cairo

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