The Mormons neither need your sympathy nor your cankered gold.
Your mind is cankered, or you never would have used that term.
Cut off the canker, and a new shoot will grow strong, but in a year or two you will find it cankered.
Her fear had cankered his will and frozen his heart, and he had helped to fix her in it.
Mary roamed about with a swifter footstep, looking at the roses, plucking off a dead leaf, or a cankered bud here and there.
But it rusted and cankered at your father's heart for years.'
And lovely girls, charming, and in Cynthia Walters's case a lily with a cankered calyx.
Their gold is cankered, and their soul is brass,—is rusted brass.
Among other doctors' prescriptions pasted in the book there is one for cankered ear in dogs.
Essex lost his head for having said that Elizabeth grew old and cankered, and that her mind was as crooked as her carcase.
late Old English cancer "spreading ulcer, cancerous tumor," from Latin cancer "malignant tumor," literally "crab" (see cancer); influenced in Middle English by Old North French cancre "canker, sore, abscess" (Old French chancre, Modern French chancre). The word was the common one for "cancer" until c.1700. Also used since 15c. of caterpillars and insect larvae that eat plant buds and leaves. As a verb from late 14c. Related: Cankered; cankerous. Canker blossom is recorded from 1580s.
canker can·ker (kāng'kər)
Ulceration of the mouth and lips.
An acute inflammation or infection of the ear and auditory canal, especially in dogs and cats.
a gangrene or mortification which gradually spreads over the whole body (2 Tim. 2:17). In James 5:3 "cankered" means "rusted" (R.V.) or tarnished.