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Synonyms for gangrene
ˈgæŋ grin, gæŋˈgringan·grene

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gangrene, sphacelus, sloughnoun

    necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass

    necrosis, sphacelus, mortification, slough

  2. necrosis, mortification, gangrene, sphacelusverb

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

    humiliation, slough, mortification, chagrin, necrosis, sphacelus

  3. necrose, gangrene, mortify, sphacelateverb

    undergo necrosis

    "the tissue around the wound necrosed"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gangrenenoun


  2. gangreneverb


  3. gangreneverb

    mortify, be mortified, lose vitality

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. gangrenenoun

    mortification, sphacelation

  2. gangreneverb

    mortify, sphacelate

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes:

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

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