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fester
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
of an injury:  to be inflamed and create pus

generally:  get worse — especially through inattention
  • Come, Victor; not brooding thoughts of vengeance against the assassin, but with feelings of peace and gentleness, that will heal, instead of festering, the wounds of our minds.
    Chapter 7 (18% in)

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