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fester

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  • verbintensify; become inflamed
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Synonyms for fester

verb intensify; become inflamed
  • smolder
  • aggravate
  • blister
  • canker
  • chafe
  • decay
  • gall
  • gather
  • irk
  • maturate
  • putrefy
  • rankle
  • rot
  • suppurate
  • ulcer
  • ulcerate

Antonyms for fester

  • build
  • delight
  • flourish
  • grow
  • improve
  • make happy
  • please
  • dissipate
  • get better
  • heal
  • lessen
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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verb. foam, froth up, especially with sound

bubbled

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bubbles

verb. foam, froth up, especially with sound

decompose

verb. rot, break up

decomposed

verb. rot, break up

decomposing

verb. rot, break up
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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