Synonyms for cankerous

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A block from Riverside drive and two from Fifth Avenue—extending continually, like a cankerous wound.

He determined—in the Paris way—to put an end to his cankerous hope, and to his life—together.

Its cankerous breath had not blown upon her soul and blighted it; the worm had not eaten into her heart and hardened it.

Like a cankerous malady its venom has touched almost every side of American life.

But when the consciousness of possession became marred by a cankerous doubt, such rumours were very important.

The most cankerous conflict of the age might have been spared and the problems resulting therefrom less perplexing.

His heart was stirred to its depths by the reference to the past trouble which lay like a cankerous sore so deep down in it.

Anger and Worry are Parasites Anger and worry are as much parasites as are the cankerous worms that attack plants.

But the lovely aromas in that enchanted air did at last seem to dispel, for a moment, the cankerous thing in his soul.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CANKEROUS

destructive

adjectivehurtful, disparaging

ulcerous

adjectiveulcerative
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