adverb see cancer

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  • cancerously — adverb see cancerous * * * ˈcancerously, adv. In a cancerous manner. [see canceration]. in Craig; and in mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cancerously — cancerous can cer*ous, a. [Cf. F. canc[ e]reux] Like a cancer; having the qualities or virulence of a cancer; affected with cancer; as, a cancerous growth. cancerous vices G. Eliot. [1913 Webster] {Can cer*ous*ly}, adv. {Can cer*ous*ness}, n.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cancerously — adverb a) In a cancerous manner b) With regard to cancer …   Wiktionary

  • cancerously — adv. in a cancerous manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cancerously — can·cer·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • cancer — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin (genitive Cancri), literally, crab; akin to Greek karkinos crab, cancer Date: 14th century 1. capitalized a. a northern zodiacal constellation between Gemini and Leo …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cancer — cancerous, adj. cancered, adj. cancerously, adv. cancerousness, n. /kan seuhr/, n., gen. Cancri /kang kree/ for 3. 1. Pathol. a. a malignant and invasive growth or tumor, esp. one originating in epithelium, tending to recur after excision and to… …   Universalium