canker is a sore
Cancer is not relevant to this sentence. Why is Grammarly suggesting the wrong word?
Like a canker, cyber bullying is a painful sore eroding and corrupting the life, esteem, self-image and emotional stability of students.
While it is true that a canker sore is a medical condition, it is usually a minor problem that one would not compare to something that erodes and corrupts one's life. Most canker sores are small, disappear in a week or two without treatment, and leave no lasting effects. Also, I can't say that I have ever heard of anyone using the word canker by itself without sore. I have to agree with the software on this one, Loren. Cancer is a much better word to use here.
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