cankerous


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cankerous

(kăng′kər-əs)
adj.
1. Marked by or infected with canker; ulcerous.
2. Causing canker; ulcerating.
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We are not bound to the vehicles of one another that carry us to the cold, side-lit milieus where we sit and open the cankerous annals yanked like soft teeth from each other's souls; we are lonely and meet some nights.
In Rights Talkand in her earlier Abortion and Divorce in Western Law, Glendon charts the way the American rights dialect has helped turn the conflict over abortion into a cankerous and uncompromisable bitterness in American politics.