To cause to generate pus.
To deteriorate through neglect or inactivity; languish or decline:
To become sore or inflamed; fester:
To come to be by a gradual process or by degrees; become:
To decay is defined as to rot, lose strength or deteriorate.
To cause a blister to form on.
To afflict with a plague
To irritate; annoy; vex
To show signs of repressed anger or hatred.
To exude moisture.
To cause to lose (energy, such as heat) irreversibly.
(Archaic) To belittle; minimize; disparage
(Intransitive) To become better.
Find another word for festered. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for festered, like: suppurated, maturated, rotted, rankled, inflamed, grown, decayed, corrupted, blistered, plagued and galled.