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fester
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
of an injury:  to be inflamed and create pus

generally:  get worse — especially through inattention
  • No wounds, no festering sores could at that moment frighten me.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (38% in)

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