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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To become painful and inflamed. To become worse because it has not been dealt with.

Usage examples (38)
  • A broken bone can heal, but the wound a word opens can fester forever.
  • Jeff, fester is not blaiming the reporters for crying, if I understand him.
  • CNN into the source controversy using the word "fester"
  • Give it a few more days to kind of fester, and the come out. for more
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