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Etymology

1. cancer

noun. ['ˈkænsɝ'] any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream.

Synonyms

  • metastatic tumor
  • cancer of the blood
  • sarcoma
  • malignant neoplasm
  • malignant tumor
  • leukemia
  • carcinoma
  • malignant neoplastic disease
  • leucaemia
  • lymphoma

Etymology

  • cancer (Latin)
  • καρκίνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Skin Cancer

  • anticancer
  • financer
  • enhancer
  • advancer
  • prancer
  • pancer
  • mansur
  • mansour
  • manser
  • lanser
  • lancer
  • ganser
  • danser
  • dancer
  • answer

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1. Noun Phrase
Black bracelets may represent mourning, prisoners of war, gang prevention, skin cancer research or counter-culture movements.

2. Cancer

noun. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • Crab
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • follower
  • bad guy
  • partisan
  • leader

Etymology

  • cancer (Latin)
  • καρκίνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. Cancer

noun. type genus of the family Cancridae.

Synonyms

  • rock crab
  • arthropod genus
  • Cancer borealis
  • genus Cancer
  • family Cancridae
  • Cancer magister
  • Cancer irroratus
  • Cancridae
  • Dungeness crab

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male
  • adult

Etymology

  • cancer (Latin)
  • καρκίνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. Cancer

noun. the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22.

Synonyms

  • Crab

Antonyms

  • unemotional person
  • worker

Etymology

  • cancer (Latin)
  • καρκίνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. Cancer

noun. a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Leo and Gemini.

Antonyms

  • debtor

Etymology

  • cancer (Latin)
  • καρκίνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. skin

noun. ['ˈskɪn'] a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch.

Synonyms

  • agnail
  • derma
  • epidermis
  • wrinkle
  • scab
  • whitehead
  • seam
  • skin cell
  • macule
  • foreskin
  • corium
  • sweat gland
  • hangnail
  • dermis
  • dewlap
  • comedo
  • body covering
  • buff
  • macula
  • melanin
  • blackhead
  • pressure point
  • free nerve ending
  • liver spot
  • cuticle
  • tegument
  • integumentary system
  • cutis
  • scalp
  • sudoriferous gland
  • prepuce
  • skin graft
  • crease
  • furrow
  • investment
  • crinkle
  • milium
  • line
  • connective tissue
  • lentigo
  • thick skin
  • Pacinian corpuscle
  • freckle

Antonyms

  • noncompliance
  • empty
  • dissuasion
  • undress

Etymology

  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skinn (Old Norse)

7. skin

noun. ['ˈskɪn'] an outer surface (usually thin).

Synonyms

  • aircraft

Antonyms

  • buy
  • demotion

Etymology

  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skinn (Old Norse)

8. skin

noun. ['ˈskɪn'] body covering of a living animal.

Synonyms

  • body covering
  • pelt

Antonyms

  • nonworker
  • disjoin
  • leader

Etymology

  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skinn (Old Norse)

9. skin

noun. ['ˈskɪn'] a person's skin regarded as their life.

Synonyms

  • life
  • aliveness
  • living

Antonyms

  • fall
  • descent
  • stand still
  • wane

Etymology

  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skinn (Old Norse)

10. skin

noun. ['ˈskɪn'] the rind of a fruit or vegetable.

Synonyms

  • jacket
  • lemon rind
  • orange peel
  • orange rind
  • banana skin
  • rind
  • lemon peel
  • peel
  • edible fruit

Antonyms

  • make peace
  • defend
  • order
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • skinn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skinn (Old Norse)
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