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  1. cankernoun

    noma, water canker

  2. cankernoun

    frounce, roup

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cankernoun

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

    pestilence, canker sore

  2. canker, canker sorenoun

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

    pestilence, canker sore

  3. pestilence, cankerverb

    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"

    pest, pestilence, plague, canker sore, pestis

  4. cankerverb

    become infected with a canker

  5. cankerverb

    infect with a canker

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  1. cankerverb

    corrupt, corrode, erode, eat away

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cankernoun

    corrosion, erosion, blight

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  1. Adam Campbell:

    I found that 2,000 milligrams of lysine, taken every day, has eliminated my canker sores.

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