Noun(1) a fungal disease of woody plants that causes localized damage to the bark(2) an ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth(3) a pernicious and malign influence that is hard to get rid of
Verb(1) become infected with a canker(2) infect with a canker
(1) secondary infections of canker and coccidiosis(2) There is a certain pathological view about corruption, about the entire organ being diseased, about a canker in national character, a view which has no basis in facts.(3) In the first stage, 8,000 trees are being treated with a copper spray, to contain the canker when trees are chopped down and burnt.(4) Trees appear to resist bacterial canker but are very susceptible to fire blight.(5) Activity in the citrus orchards of central Queensland has ground to a halt as the state calls for help to deal with the mammoth task of inspecting trees for the disease canker .(6) Yet it is impossible not to recognise in the modern game an additional and growing canker that has attached itself to all the old familiar forms of dubious behaviour.(7) As music lovers might we not more frequently draw attention to this noise canker in our society?(8) But chief health officer Chris Adriaansen says states want trees in the quarantine area at Emerald individually inspected for canker .(9) It is quite a remarkable thing for a novelist to name the canker that makes for human rottenness, especially since James does it with such fine literary craft and such acute theological discernment.(10) cut out lesions on branches caused by canker(11) racism remains a canker at the heart of the nation(12) ├ö├ç├┐The frenzied addiction to art,├ö├ç├û wrote Baudelaire, is a canker that devours.(13) canker is this crop's arch enemy(14) Now the big question is how to curb the canker of corruption and restore much needed probity in public life.(15) The problem is the blind smugness of a society, and a political class, that see teenage violence simultaneously as a canker and an abstraction.(16) For politicians, the overstayer issue is a bit of a canker .
(1) canker sore :: ngura hosha
1. fungal disease ::
2. ulcer ::
3. pestilence ::
4. canker sore ::
Different Formscanker, cankered, cankering, cankerous, cankers
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...who's prone to CANKER sores
The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 23
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