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American English: /ˈfɛstər/
British English: /ˈfɛstə/

Translation of fester in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • 1
    a festering sore
    una llaga purulenta
    Example sentences
    • By then the wound had festered and gangrene was starting to set in.
    • They have never seen leprosy or festering abscesses or sores that do not heal.
    • The 13 year-old suffered from serious skin ulcers on his right knee and the wound festered upward to his thigh.
  • 2
    anger festered into a deep resentment
    la ira degeneró en un profundo resentimiento
    Example sentences
    • Sinclair's likely departure will raise further questions about how last week's shake-up was handled and what long-term dissatisfaction may fester among others who lost out.
    • The threat may ultimately have less to do with competitive fire than with a readiness to let resentments fester and anger flare without feeling any need to bridle emotions or discipline his temper.
    • Without freedom of the press, such problems will only fester, and that is not in the long-term interest of the United States.
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