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fester

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fester

  1. a small, inflamed swelling of the skin pus oozed out of the fester Synonyms of fester boil, pock, hickey, papule, pimple, pustule, whelk, zit [slang]Words Related to fester blackhead, blister, milium, whitehead; bump, lump, protuberance; sore, wart, weal, welt


fester

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fester

  1. to go through decomposition a week after the battle the corpses of the fallen were still festering in the fields Synonyms of fester break down, corrupt, decompose, disintegrate, decay, foul, mold, molder, perish [chiefly British], putrefy, rot, spoilWords Related to fester sour, turn, turn off [British]; contaminate, defile, pollute, taint; addle, curdle, ferment; mortify; rust; crumble, decline, degenerate, descend, deteriorate, dilapidate, sink, witherNear Antonyms of fester age, develop, grow, mature, ripen; refresh, renew, restore; cleanse, purify; assemble, compose, integrate; ameliorate, better, improve, meliorate



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