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Synonyms and Antonyms of festering

  1. the process by which dead organic matter separates into simpler substances <the ghastly festering of the corpses abandoned on the battlefield> Synonyms breakdown, decay, decomposition, corruption, putrefaction, putrescence, rot, spoilageRelated Words crumbling, disintegration, dissolution; curdling, fermentation, moldering, souringNear Antonyms growth, maturation, ripening

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