Sentence Examples with the word festering

The earth was considered in ancient times a cure for old festering wounds, and for the bite of poisonous snakes.

Most of them were disfigured by frost-bitten noses and cheeks, and nearly all had red, swollen and festering eyes.

The Holy See directed all its energies towards the solution of the problem; in the event of its proving to be insoluble, it would take care that it should remain a festering sore in the body of the monarchy.

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When they reached Yaroslavl the wound had begun to fester (Natasha knew all about such things as festering) and the doctor had said that the festering might take a normal course.