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adjective as in ulcerous

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

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.

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

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On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cankerous, such as: adverse, corrosive, detrimental, hostile, negative, and offensive.

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