fester

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fester

intransitive verb
fes·​ter | \ ˈfe-stər \
festered; festering \ ˈfe-​st(ə-​)riŋ \
1 to generate pus The wound became inflamed and festered.
2 putrefy, rot festering carrion
3a to cause increasing poisoning, irritation, or bitterness : rankle dissent festered unchecked His resentment festered for years.
3b to undergo or exist in a state of progressive deterioration allowed slums to fester
transitive verb
to make inflamed or corrupt

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Sally is a jester
When telling jokes,
You cannot best her.
Do not let your anger fester.

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