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fester

a small ulcer or sore containing pus
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The world is littered with flashpoints, much like so many festering sores, where the United Nations has been content with mere papering over the cracks.
The high-spirited CM vowed to work as a team to solve festering issue of the province.
London's famous, festering fatberg lives on -- and is getting its own livestream .
Gold prices dropped, remaining near a six-month low on Wednesday as the US dollar hovered around 11 month peaks but was offset by festering global trade tensions, while platinum hit a 2-1/2-year trough.
The stinking smell from the festering garbage and overflowing gutters have become unbearable in some places.
Dala's crisp writing exhumes the festering pieces of the past in a story that strives toward hope and forgiveness.
She can pick at the scab of a subject and release some of the unsavoury contents festering under the surface.
But, with its But, with its wide sleeves, lashings of lace and slightly off-white shade, the frock brings to mind visions of Charles Dickens' Miss Havisham festering amidst the remains of her wedding breakfast.
According to Palestinian news sources, Meshl andErdoy-andiscussed the recent situation in Gaza and other regional developments, including the festering Syrian conflict and the issue of national reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah, which continues to administer the West Bank.
Patna, June 11 ( ANI ): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday hit back at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi over his 'festering caste politics' remarks, saying people should think about their own situations before preaching to others.
Speaking in the wake of Midlands Today presenter Suzanne Virdee's acrimonious departure, a Mailbox source admitted morale had been low in recent months and the 42-year-old's situation had been "festering" for some time.
FESTERING While Mr Clegg is a useful idiot to the real architects of the country's woes, Mr Cameron and Mr Osborne remain above the fray apart from stage-managed media appearances.