Synonyms of festering


1. festering, suppuration, maturation, bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity

usage: (medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus

2. pus, purulence, suppuration, ichor, sanies, festering, liquid body substance, bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humour

usage: a fluid product of inflammation


1. fester, maturate, suppurate, exhaust, discharge, expel, eject, release

usage: ripen and generate pus; "her wounds are festering"

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