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festers

noun
plural of fester

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a small, inflamed swelling of the skin
  • pus oozed out of the fester

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festers

verb
present tense third-person singular of fester

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to go through decomposition
  • a week after the battle the corpses of the fallen were still festering in the fields

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“Festers.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/festers. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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