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Princeton's WordNet

  1. canker(noun)

    a fungal disease of woody plants that causes localized damage to the bark

    pestilence, canker sore

  2. canker, canker sore(noun)

    an ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth)

    pestilence, canker sore, canker

  3. pestilence, canker(verb)

    a pernicious and malign influence that is hard to get rid of

    pest, pestilence, plague, canker sore, canker, pestis

  4. canker(verb)

    become infected with a canker

  5. canker(verb)

    infect with a canker


  1. canker(noun)

    noma, water canker

  2. canker(noun)

    frounce, roup

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. canker(v. a.)

    corrupt, corrode, erode, eat away

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