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fester

a small ulcer or sore containing pus
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We also have no doubt that, as part of this noble mission, you will draw world attention to the long- festering disputes that threaten world peace, including in our region.
DISSIDENT republicans have been left festering in the dark by changes to policing, Sir Hugh Orde said yesterday.
During our ever-warmer summers, these sacks could lie festering and rotting in blazing sunlight, bringing flies, rats and maggots.
The bugs bury their heads into human skin and draw off fluids, sometimes leaving victims with festering wounds.
But as Donnelly grabbed a fresh glove out of his Angel Stadium locker Wednesday afternoon, the wounds caused by his old one were still fresh and festering.
Epilogos Charities says waste removal is a major problem in the village and the bins will dramatically decrease diseases caused by festering garbage.
An infected cut on her left foot had turned into a persistent, festering wound.
That nasty, festering splotch returns because it's caused by a virus called herpes simplex type 1.
Still, Silverman's words and her tale beckon, an immersion we all need if we, as society, are ever to begin cleansing this festering, hidden wound that surrounds us in silent horror.