Usage examples for cancerous

  1. Here and there in the crowd appear all forms of affliction- hideous lepers and other victims of cancerous and ulcerous diseases, with the noses, lips, fingers and feet eaten away; paralytics in all stages of the disease, people whose limbs are twisted with rheumatism, men and women covered with all kinds of sores, fanatical ascetics with their hair matted with mud and their bodies smeared with ashes, ragged tramps, blind and deformed beggars, women leading children or carrying infants in their arms, handsome rajahs, important officials attended by their servants and chaplains, richly dressed women with their faces closely veiled, dignified and thoughtful Brahmins followed by their disciples, farmers, laborers bearing the signs of toil, and other classes of human society in every stage of poverty or prosperity. – Modern India by William Eleroy Curtis
  2. Like an excrescence on the flank of Mother Earth herself, the mound loomed; like an unhealthy, cancerous growth. – The Raid on the Termites by Paul Ernst
  3. It is reported that in nine cases out of ten thus treated the cancerous growths disappear. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  4. My heart has beaten with joy because you were free of every degenerate trace that has marked and scarred Europe's cancerous Royalty! – The Lighted Match by Charles Neville Buck
  5. From the days of the great Peter this Teuton influence had been creeping imperceptibly over the Slav race like some cancerous soul- growth. – England and Germany by Emile Joseph Dillon
  6. The sword of love therefore becomes the sword of righteousness that cuts out the cancerous growth that is given from to by malignant ill will; the sword of righteousness that strikes down slavery and oppression; the sword of righteousness therefore that becomes the sword of civilization. – The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit by Ralph Waldo Trine
  7. Nevertheless, I can't help but feel a deep compassion for these desperate men, who are attempting to cut out the cancerous growth of the secret rule of terror with a knife. – Andrea Delfin by Paul Heyse
  8. Of the cancerous places in the social structure she had known, of course; at times she had even gone so far as to judge herself a wide- awake, keen- seeing woman, but now ... – Bruce of the Circle A by Harold Titus