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fester
used in Cujo

2 uses
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Definition
of an injury:  to be inflamed and create pus

generally:  get worse — especially through inattention
  • Ached and festered.
  • Or maybe Dad could do something himself, like that time two years ago, when he had pulled the porcupine needles out of Cujo's muzzle with his pliers, working each quill first up, then down, then out, being careful not to break them off because they would fester in there.

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