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Word: fester

Definition: rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.


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::: contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
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