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festering

  1. present participle of fester

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festering (plural festerings)

  1. The condition of something that festers.
    • 1842, Bradshaw’s Journal, volume III, page 89:
      [] discontent would creep in and breed festerings and mortifications in the New Moral World, or else decree its fate more rapidly by effecting its dissolution.

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