To treat a microscope specimen with a dye
To contaminate (water, air, etc.) with harmful chemicals, waste material, etc.
To cause the invasion, as of a cell, with a microorganism or other infectious agent:
To undergo decay.
To cause to become rotten; spoil:
To work upon insidiously and cause to deteriorate
To destroy totally; ravage:
To cook in boiling water or other liquid
(Dialectal) To bring forth (young) prematurely, said of cattle, sheep, horses, etc.
To vitiate is to corrupt, invalidate or weaken morally.
To turn another way; to divert.
To debase, especially morally; corrupt.
To undermine the confidence or morale of; dishearten:
To lead astray morally; corrupt; deprave
To debase is defined as to cheapen, or make lower in value or quality.
To treat in a brutal way
Poison is defined as to give or put in a substance that destroys, makes sick or kills, or to corrupt a mind.
To put venom or poison on or into; make poisonous
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
To get rid of (impurities or dirt, for example); remove:
Find another word for cankering. In this page you can discover 23 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for cankering, like: tarnishing, staining, polluting, infecting, decaying, corrupting, corroding, consuming, boiling, warping and vitiating.