fester
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fester(
feh
-
stuhr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to suppurate)
a. enconarse
Without medical attention, the casualties' wounds were left to fester.Sin atención médica, se dejaban enconarse las heridas de las víctimas.
2. (to become more intense)
a. enconarse
Bob's resentment had been festering for years, to the point where he decided he had to do something about it.El rencor de Bob se había ido enconando durante años hasta tal punto que decidió que tenía que hacer algo al respecto.
3. (to decompose)
a. pudrirse
How long has this cheese been festering in your fridge?¿Cuánto tiempo lleva este queso pudriéndose en tu heladera?
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fester
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (also fig)
a. enconarse
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fester [ˈfestəʳ]
intransitive verb
(Med) [+wound, sore] enconarse; [+anger, resentment] enconarse;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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