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fester

a small ulcer or sore containing pus
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If ever there was a life-and-death issue in this city, it's the festering paramedic crisis,'' Wachs said.
Apparently this disagreement had been festering for a while and it finally resulted in gunfire last night,'' said sheriff's Sgt.
GM still was insisting Monday that any deal to settle the Flint strikes also include resolution of festering disputes at parts plants in Indianapolis and Dayton, Ohio.
One issue holding up a deal is GM's insistence that the settlement include resolution of festering problems at parts plants in Dayton, Ohio, and Indianapolis.
His political cartoons, still regularly featured in the Sunday Times of London, confirm his vision as that of a radical skeptic, unafraid to paint the world in all its violent, gruesome, festering reality.
The play, which Lange also directed, has a palpable core of anger, as if it had been festering in the author's gut for decades.
Timothy McVeigh's sister took the stand against him Monday and recalled his festering hatred for the government and his statement that he was ``in the action stage'' just months before the Oklahoma City bombing.
It will, he said, ``make even larger this kind of open festering sore in Chinese-Japanese relations.
That is symptomatic of what is festering in our society,'' she said Friday at Mount Zion Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, N.