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Synonyms for gangreneˈgæŋ grin, gæŋˈgrin

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  1. gangrene, sphacelus, slough(noun)

    necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass

    necrosis, gangrene, sphacelus, mortification, slough

  2. necrosis, mortification, gangrene, sphacelus(verb)

    the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)

    humiliation, slough, gangrene, mortification, chagrin, necrosis, sphacelus

  3. necrose, gangrene, mortify, sphacelate(verb)

    undergo necrosis

    "the tissue around the wound necrosed"

    subdue, humiliate, gangrene, chagrin, necrose, crucify, mortify, sphacelate, humble, abase

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gangrene(n.)


  2. gangrene(v. a.)


  3. gangrene(v. n.)

    mortify, be mortified, lose vitality

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