verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
TAKE THIS QUIZ TO SEE WHAT YOU KNOW ABOUT 2ND-3RD GRADE VOCAB FROM BOOKS!
Origin of fester
OTHER WORDS FROM festerun·fes·tered, adjectiveun·fes·ter·ing, adjective
Words nearby fester
Example sentences from the Web for festered
It brings out the distance and doubt that festered within the proximate intimacy of the Marston family.Wonder Woman’s Creation Story Is Wilder Than You Could Ever Imagine|Tom Arnold-Forster|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Erik then shows me the area where the old Jewish ghetto once festered, just northeast of the main square.Exploring the Darker Side of James Joyce’s Trieste|Jeff Campagna|January 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He has festered so long on death row and so inflated his profile that fellow inmates now call him “Pops.”The Slain Policeman's Widow in the Mumia Abu-Jamal Case Speaks|Michael Smerconish|November 8, 2010|DAILY BEAST
And ultimately, once my alienation had festered, I could barely communicate or think.
It had festered like an abscess and the abscess had burst, splashing every one.The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII.|Guy de Maupassant
The tithe grievance, which festered and grew into civil war in the nineteenth century, was never touched.The Framework of Home Rule|Erskine Childers
The duck, one wing caked and festered, and busy with ants and adrone with flies, was still alive after all those many days.In a Little Town|Rupert Hughes
In his disordered brain a fixed idea had festered into the mandate of a single word: "Revengeance."When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry|Charles Neville Buck
But of late there was another sore that festered deep in his heart and hour by hour fed his rancor with poison.Caravans By Night|Harry Hervey