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matterate

[mat-uh-reyt] /ˈmæt əˌreɪt/
verb (used without object), matterated, matterating. New England, Upstate New York, and Southern U.S.
1.
to fester; suppurate.
Origin
perhaps by folk etymology from maturate
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