Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of cancer.

Etymologies

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cancer +‎ -like

Examples

  • It is cancerlike in its effect on the region, and disillusioning in its effect on many of those who participate, for often it forces them into the position of being mass destroyers of the very things they seek -- air and wild greenery, quietness and the elbow room to be themselves.

    The Nation's River A report on the Potomac from the U.S. Department of the Interior

  • Newsweek Editor Jon Meacham writes that we need more of a cancerlike sensibility around epilepsy.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Editor Jon Meacham writes that we need more of a cancerlike sensibility around epilepsy.

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  • NEW YORK, April 12 / PRNewswire / -- "Put harshly, we need more of a cancerlike sensibility around epilepsy," Newsweek

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  • She needed a transplant because of a cancerlike condition that triggered the destruction of the bile ducts in her liver.

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  • With this constant cultural subversion in the background, no wonder millions of Americans have gradually been demoralized into depending on government to solve all of their problems, fueling today’s uncontrolled, cancerlike growth in government.

    HOW EVIL WORKS

  • NEW YORK, April 12 / PRNewswire / -- "Put harshly, we need more of a cancerlike sensibility around epilepsy," Newsweek Editor Jon Meacham writes in the April 20 cover, "The Mystery of Epilepsy" (on newsstands Monday, April 13).

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

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