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Princeton's WordNet

  1. canker(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    pestilence, canker sore

  2. canker, canker sore(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    pestilence, canker sore, canker

  3. pestilence, canker(verb)

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

    "racism is a pestilence at the heart of the nation"; "according to him, I was the canker in their midst"

    Synonyms:
    pest, pestilence, plague, canker sore, canker, pestis

  4. canker(verb)

    become infected with a canker

  5. canker(verb)

    infect with a canker

Wiktionary

  1. canker(noun)

    Synonyms:
    noma, water canker

  2. canker(noun)

    Synonyms:
    frounce, roup

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. canker(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    corrupt, corrode, erode, eat away


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