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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of canker.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Affected with canker.
- adj. Affected mentally or morally as with canker; sore, envenomed; malignant; fretful; ill-natured.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Affected with canker; as, a cankered tree.
- Ill-natured; cross; crabbed; venomous; malignant; wicked.
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All candidates in Chicago's mayoral race have one thing in common: Like millions of afflicted Chicago residents, they're all breathing the same cankered air from ...
All candidates in Chicago's mayoral race have one thing in common: Like millions of afflicted Chicago residents, they're all breathing the same cankered air from the city's two infamous Model-T-era coal-fired plants.
For we who are about to die, we saw a shape in war, a blind, castrated wreck with cankered mind in flail of fury, saw it lamed,
Crucifixes, vestments, wax apples green or cankered.
But walking through the wood every day, sometimes with a proper woodsman in tow, I've come to realise that the way for it to thrive is to do a fairly thorough thinning: to let the light in, get rid of cankered trunks, really allow strong, new growth to come through.
Your gold and silver is cankered; and the rust of them shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as it were fire.
Canst thou assain a heart diseased or heal-a cankered brain?
Seeing, however, that many cling so obstinately to their own opinion in this matter as to imagine these modern liberties, cankered as they are, to be the greatest glory of our age, and the very basis of civil life, without which no perfect government can be conceived, We feel it a pressing duty, for the sake of the common good, to treat separately of this subject.
The fruit, instead of being sweet and wholesome, has proved cankered and bitter.
She believed her daughter to be cankered to the core.