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Negative ProgressionPlay
Used to describe situations where something is worsening over time without proper care or attention. SlideThe abandoned house began to fester, becoming a haven for pests.
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Health and DecayPlay
Often related to infections or diseases where conditions deteriorate without treatment. SlideHis neglected toothache festered into a severe abscess.
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Emotional AssociationPlay
Although primarily medical, it can metaphorically describe emotions that worsen when ignored. SlideFrustration with his job festered into a deep resentment.