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Word: canker

Definition: any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer


More Vocab Words

::: expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
::: flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
::: droll - queer and amusing
::: apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
::: endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal
::: affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
::: amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
::: acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
::: gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
::: impalpable - imperceptible(not easily understood); intangible; OP. palpable: tangible; easily perceptible