fester: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (fes'tur), [key]
- to form pus; generate purulent matter; suppurate.
- to cause ulceration, as a foreign body in the flesh.
- to putrefy or rot.
- to rankle, as a feeling of resentment.
- to cause to rankle: Malice festered his spirit.
- an ulcer; a rankling sore.
- a small, purulent, superficial sore.
- fester (Thesaurus)