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Synonyms for cankerous

having an ulcer or canker

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But if the equivocation over Mehsud's death seems to be just another manifestation of the cankerous relationship between the two countries, albeit a particularly troubling one, it is rooted in a complex mix of psychology and politics that may be central to the way Pakistanis see their arch allies, the Americans.
In this respect, like many medieval and Renaissance jesters who learned the hard way, often becoming a meal for the king's hungry dogs after offending their royal and cankerous master, Hamlet must carefully monitor his behavior, juggling/judging when to 'let go' and 'hold on' to his satirical thoughts.
The silent minority knows this and that's why the majority of them remains silent, wanting as little as possible to do with our cankerous administration, wheeler dealer politicians and one-sided (we sleep with the Republic's elite only) judiciary.
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.
Seinfeld'' introduced it; ``Curb Your Enthusiasm'' honed it, and ``It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia'' has elevated it to a breezily cankerous art form.