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Princeton's WordNet

  1. festering, suppuration, maturationnoun

    (medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus

  2. pus, purulence, suppuration, ichor, sanies, festeringnoun

    a fluid product of inflammation

Webster Dictionary

  1. Festering

    of Fester

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of festering in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of festering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of festering in a Sentence

  1. Jennifer McClellan:

    I think this is a first step in beginning the process to heal wounds that have been festering for 400 years, now we can finally begin the process of healing that wound. This can not be the only step.

  2. Jessica Vaughan:

    This is a serious problem that has been festering for years, but is getting worse as countries realize that they can get away with just refusing to accept back their citizens who are criminals, what is equally frustrating is that the Obama administration has continuously refused to use the tools that Congress has provided and the leverage that we have with many of the recalcitrant countries, even as the roster of victims from these criminal aliens grows longer every month.

  3. Attorney General Bill Barr:

    Some people would probably disagree with what I told him, but I did lay a lot of it on gang activity, my basic take was that this was not civil unrest or the product of some festering injustice. This was gang activity, basically opportunistic.

  4. Yim Jong-yong:

    We need to help usher in a virtuous circle by making money flow into productive areas and away from non-productive sectors by removing these festering sores.

  5. Former Navy Secretary Richard Spencer:

    Given my desire to resolve a festering issue, I tried to find a way that would prevent the president from further involvement while trying all avenues to get Gallaghers file in front of a peer-review board, why? The Naval Special Warfare [NSW]community owns the Trident pin, not the secretary of the Navy, not the defense secretary, not even the president.If the review board concluded that Gallagher deserved to keep it, so be it.

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