GRE Word List

CANKER

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

The meaning of the word canker is any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer.

Random words

WordMeaning
sacrosanctinvioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable
bevylarge group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
satiricalusing satire; mocking
transitorytransient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
refutedisprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
massChristian religious ceremony; CF. Mass: ceremony of the Eucharist
leewayroom to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
excoriatescold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
malefactorevildoer; criminal
skirmishminor fight; minor battle in war; V.