- To become septic; to become rotten.
- To worsen, especially due to lack of attention.
- Deal with the problem immediately; do not let it fester.
Adverbs for Fester
malignantly; hideously; horridly; disgustingly; fatally; repeatedly; continually; agonizingly; hatefully; devastatingly.
abscess, afflict, agonize, ail, aposteme, bed sore, bite, blain, bleb, blister, boil, break up, bubo, bulla, bunion, burn, canker, canker sore, carbuncle, chafe, chancre, chancroid, chilblain, cold sore, convulse, corrupt, crucify, crumble, crumble into dust, cut, decay, decompose, disintegrate, distress, eschar, excruciate, fall into decay, fall to pieces, felon, festering, fever blister, fistula, fret, furuncle, furunculus, gall, gangrene, gathering, give pain, gnaw, go bad, go to pieces, grate, grind, gripe, gumboil, harrow, hemorrhoids, hurt, inflame, inflict pain, irritate, kibe, kill by inches, lacerate, lesion, martyr, martyrize, matter, mildew, mold, molder, mortify, necrose, nip, ooze, pain, papula, papule, paronychia, parulis, petechia, pierce, piles, pimple, pinch, pock, polyp, prick, prolong the agony, pustule, put to torture, putrefy, putresce, rack, rankle, rasp, ripen, rising, rot, rub, run, scab, smoulder, soft chancre, sore, sphacelate, spoil, stab, stigma, sting, sty, suppurate, suppuration, swelling, torment, torture, tubercle, tweak, twist, ulcer, ulcerate, ulceration, wale, weep, welt, wheal, whelk, whitlow, wound, wring
- plural indefinite of fest
- present of feste
- indefinite plural of fest