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1. festering

noun. ['ˈfɛstɝɪŋ'] a fluid product of inflammation.

Synonyms

  • humor
  • sanies
  • humour
  • liquid body substance
  • purulence
  • bodily fluid
  • pus
  • body fluid
  • gleet
  • suppuration

Antonyms

  • ill humor
  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis
  • cenogenesis

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Words that Rhyme with Festering

  • sequestering
  • pestering

Example sentences of the word festering


1. Noun, singular or mass
Aspirin relieves the pain and stops the festering sore.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Open communication is essential for avoiding work conflict, as it keeps small issues from festering into big problems.

2. festering

noun. ['ˈfɛstɝɪŋ'] (medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus.

Synonyms

  • bodily process
  • maturation
  • activity
  • bodily function
  • suppuration

Antonyms

  • palingenesis
  • inactivity
  • discontinuance
  • assembly
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