fester

[ fes-ter ]SEE DEFINITION OF fester

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FESTER

Yet his heart still seemed to fester with the venom of the dagger.

I'd not ha' clinched the nail, if I saw it was goin' to fester you!

As for the Tartar dead, they were left to fester on the field.

Undercote, or undercoat; fester under the skin (coat is "cutis," skin).

Like the surgeon's ray on a fester, German light has played on the sore spots.

There are words a man has no power or wish to say to a man, yet which must be spoken or they fester in his mind.

There remained the question of the North-Western boundary to fester into a sore.

Mr. Turner, Mr. Squinch and Mr. Fester looked at one another in turn.

The wounds which he inflicts may hurt, but they do not fester.

The smell of his breath was like a dead thing, left to fester.

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