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Synonyms for fester
ˈfɛs tərfes·ter

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  1. fester, suppurating soreverb

    a sore that has become inflamed and formed pus

    Synonyms:
    suppurating sore

  2. fester, maturate, suppurateverb

    ripen and generate pus

    "her wounds are festering"

    Synonyms:
    age, get on, suppurate, maturate, mature, grow, senesce

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  1. festerverb

    Synonyms:
    rankle, corrupt, suppurate, ulcerate

  2. festerverb

    Synonyms:
    become malignant, grow virulent

  3. festernoun

    Synonyms:
    pustule, sore, abscess, imposthume, gathering

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  1. festernoun

    Synonyms:
    sore, pustule, festering, abscess, imposthume, rankling

  2. festerverb

    Synonyms:
    suppurate, maturate, ulcerate, rankle

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  1. Nate Lance:

    We are equally appalled that the state government continues to let this persecution fester, allowing more Christians to be displaced, imprisoned, and beaten, if the government does not intervene to protect religious minorities, I see no reason why the trend of increased persecution will not continue.

  2. Nikhil Pahwa:

    Facebook is currently facing a global problem of trust, regulators do not trust them at this point in time because they have allowed certain activity to fester without dealing with it.

  3. Morticia Addams - from the Addams Family movie:

    We gladly feast on those who would subdue us ... not just pretty words, Fester.

  4. John Ing:

    It's the proverbial dead-cat bounce. After days of worries, the market's in a relief rally on the heels of New York and hopes that we get a respite on everything from China to Greece, but those issues still fester...We're in uncharted waters as far as the Greece exit, and the (Chinese) market collapse is only 30 percent after a 150 percent gain.

  5. Jessamyn West:

    A broken bone can heal, but the wound a word opens can fester forever.


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