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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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. festernoun

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

  2. festerverb

    Synonyms:
    suppurate, maturate, ulcerate, rankle

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How to use fester in a sentence?

  1. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    (C)(P) FEAR- IS THE DRIVING FORCE WHICH FUELS THE EBB AND FLOWS OF ALL THAT IS- AMERICAN SOCIETY. IT IS GENERATIONAL, AND WILL NOT GO AWAY ANYTIME SOON BECAUSE IT IS EMBEDDED WITHIN THE FABRIC AND MINDS OF THOSE WHO ALLOW IT TO GROW AND FESTER. CANCER MAY HAVE A CURE, BUT RACISM DOES NOT.

  2. Bradley Birkenfeld:

    If you don't fix a problem, it will fester, and this is exactly what we have now.

  3. Mark Schneider:

    They allowed partisan and personal issues to carry the country over the cliff where the executive is ruling by decree and there is the greatest likelihood of political paralysis and street violence. These issues should have been resolved two years ago and they have been allowed to fester and now we are about to see the explosion.

  4. Matt Barreto:

    I think that the turnout is not guaranteed and all of the candidates and the interest groups have a lot of work to do, they don't want the anger to sit there and fester and turn into so much frustration that people don't feel that there is anything they can do.

  5. 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.


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