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canker
 n.  corroding or sloughing ulcer; anything which corrodes, corrupts, or destroy; disease incident to trees, causing the bark to rot and fall off
Example Sentence:
1  Drug addiction is a dangerous canker in society.
2  Not content merely to palliate the patient's sores and cankers, the researcher sought a means of wiping out the disease.
Classic Sentence:
1  But the lovely aromas in that enchanted air did at last seem to dispel, for a moment, the cankerous thing in his soul.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 132. The Symphony.