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bore

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bore

  1. 1 to make a hole or series of holes in some woodpecker bored holes in our tree in the backyard Synonyms of 1bore bore, drill, hole, pierce, punch, puncture, riddleWords Related to 1bore broach, tap; poke, prick, prickle; penetrate; burrow (into), excavate, gouge, groove, hollow; break, cut, gash, notch, rend, rupture, slash, slit, splitNear Antonyms of 1bore fill, patch, plug, seal

  2. 2 to force one's way with some effort, she bored through the throng of yelling protestors Synonyms of 1bore bore, bull, bulldoze, crash, elbow, jam, jostle, muscle, push, shoulder, squeezeWords Related to 1bore ram, shove, thrust


bore

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bore

  1. to make weary and restless by being dull or monotonous the professor's lifeless and unimaginative teaching style bored the students to death Synonyms of 2bore jade, tire, weary Words Related to 2bore pall; burn out, do in, drain, enervate, exhaust, fag, fatigue, tucker (out), wash out, wear, wear out; debilitate, disable, enfeeble; deject, demoralize, discourage, dishearten, dispirit Phrases put to sleep Near Antonyms of 2bore activate, animate, energize, enliven, excite, galvanize, invigorate, stimulate, strengthen, vitalize; amuse, entertain; allure, attract, beguile, bewitch, captivate, charm, enchant, hypnotize, mesmerize; monopolize, preoccupy; busy, immerse, involve, occupy; pump up, rally, rouse, stir Antonyms of 2bore absorb, busy, engage, engross, enthrall (or enthral), fascinate, grip, interest, intrigue


bore

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bore

  1. someone or something boring for once, the graduation speaker wasn't a real bore Synonyms of bore drag, drip, droner, dullsville, nudnik (also nudnick), snooze, snoozer, yawn, yawnerWords Related to bore bummer, downer; bromide, pillNear Antonyms of bore blast, gas [slang], kick, rush, upper



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