canker

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Synonyms for canker

Synonyms for canker

anything that is injurious, destructive, or fatal

to have a destructive effect on

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a fungal disease of woody plants that causes localized damage to the bark

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an ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth)

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a pernicious and malign influence that is hard to get rid of

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become infected with a canker

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infect with a canker

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There is increase in the population of CLM influences the cankered leaves and snail population (Fig.
But, by 1620, there were complaints of unsafe "undermyned" houses and meadows that were "quyte spoiled and cankered".
Take a really sharp knife and attempt to scoop out the entire cankered area.