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fe ster

  • n  a sore that has become inflamed and formed pus
  • v  ripen and generate pus
    her wounds are festering

  • When you say we can't "leave Al Qaeda and its allies to fester", I wonder if there's anywhere on earth we won't occupy simply to prevent radical organizations from "festering".
  • Indeed, so is everyone else in this intricate, understated but ultimately devastating account of how secrets, when they are left to fester, can become an illness, dangerous to .
  • Koizumi has left Japan's fundamental economic problems to fester.
News & Articles

  • Detroit Pistons Hiring of Maurice Cheeks Is Deja Vu All over Again
    Detroit Pistons President Joe Dumars sat before the haggard media and was speaking into the microphone. A team logo backdrop was behind him. It had been another disappointing season of NBA basketball at the Palace, and Dumars was determined to make sure it wouldn ’t fester. He was describing yet another coaching hire. He spoke of “the process” and why it took so long. He said it dragged a little ...
    June 15, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • Faith Waning in City Leaders as Budget Chaos Grows
    The Memphis city budget battle continues to fester, and it's changing the way people look at all of the Bluff City's elected leaders. That includes Memphis Mayor A C Wharton,...
    June 14, 2013 - Eyewitness News Memphis
  • Board member chides Housing Authority of Joliet
    A new commissioner at the Housing Authority of Joliet this week questioned why the board let an administrative problem fester until the agency was sanctioned by federal regulators. Commissioner Ralph Bias questioned why a former financial officer kept his job as HAJ missed financial reporting deadlines, which became a major factor when the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development tagged ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Herald News

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