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Synonyms for gangrene
ˈgæŋ grin, gæŋˈgringan·grene

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  1. gangrene, sphacelus, sloughnoun

    necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass

    Synonyms:
    necrosis, sphacelus, mortification, slough

  2. necrosis, mortification, gangrene, sphacelusverb

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

    Synonyms:
    humiliation, slough, mortification, chagrin, necrosis, sphacelus

  3. necrose, gangrene, mortify, sphacelateverb

    undergo necrosis

    "the tissue around the wound necrosed"

    Synonyms:
    subdue, humiliate, chagrin, necrose, crucify, mortify, sphacelate, humble, abase

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. gangrenenoun

    Synonyms:
    mortification

  2. gangreneverb

    Synonyms:
    mortify

  3. gangreneverb

    Synonyms:
    mortify, be mortified, lose vitality

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  1. gangrenenoun

    Synonyms:
    mortification, sphacelation

  2. gangreneverb

    Synonyms:
    mortify, sphacelate

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  1. Olivier Savignac:

    I perceived this priest as someone who was good, a caring person who would not harm me, but it was when I found myself on that bed half-naked and he was touching me that I realized something was wrong....And we keep this, it’s like a growing cyst. It’s like gangrene inside the victim’s body and the victim’s psyche.

  2. Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes:

    Corruption is the plague, it's the gangrene of society.

  3. Romolo Semplici:

    The government must assume its responsibilities, save the bank and its investors, otherwise this gangrene will spread to the rest of the system, i've always been pro-European, but if Europe doesn't protect its own citizens then we should think twice if this the kind of Europe that we want to be in.


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