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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uncover cankerous growths in present-day philosophy, in an endeavour to make ready, as it were, the patient for the Healer; correlate faith with faith, recover the secret of Isis, which is: there was One in the beginning, Creator, Fosterer, Begetter, the Same-forever in the papyrus-swamp, in the Judean meadow.
Sprays of crimson blood across grey faces, a blue car, monochrome figures on a scarlet heart-shaped bed, golden hair and a sadistic mutant freak whose skin and blood are a vile, cankerous yellow.
Even on a level road it seemed to resent being urged to move by pedalling, becoming quickly cankerous and toppling over, rider and all.
It is a cankerous posthumous blot on the career of a very good architect, and Ms Slessor's gentle and rather pandering critique of it is quite disappointing.
146)--a misreading of 'cankerous' (OED: 'cancerous, gangrenous, corroding') as added to Company apparently after it had doubled up as Compagnie.
However, unencumbered political campaigning would be like eating rat poison and waiting for the rat to die; it would be unintentionally cankerous to the spiritual and special purpose of the churches and would prove counter productive, exacerbating fragmentation and politicization of congregations and religious adherents.