It brings out the distance and doubt that festered within the proximate intimacy of the Marston family.
And ultimately, once my alienation had festered, I could barely communicate or think.
Erik then shows me the area where the old Jewish ghetto once festered, just northeast of the main square.
fester fes·ter (fěs'tər)
v. fes·tered, fes·ter·ing, fes·ters
To form pus; putrefy.