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fester
used in Romeo and Juliet

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Definition
of an injury:  to be inflamed and create pus

generally:  get worse — especially through inattention
  • ...conceit of death and night, Together with the terror of the place,— As in a vault, an ancient receptacle, Where, for this many hundred years, the bones Of all my buried ancestors are pack'd; Where bloody Tybalt, yet but green in earth, Lies festering in his shroud; where, as they say, At some hours in the night spirits resort;— Alack, alack, is it not like that I, So early waking,—what with loathsome smells, And shrieks like mandrakes torn out of the earth, That living mortals, hearing...
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — Juliet's Chamber (73% in)

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