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sore

adjective

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1 causing or feeling bodily pain
  • my legs are sore after that long walk yesterday

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2 feeling or showing anger
  • promise not to get sore if I tell you what I really think of your new hairstyle?

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sore

adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms of sore (Entry 2 of 3)

to a great degree
  • I was sore afraid we'd never make it home

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sore

noun

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The first known use of sore was before the 12th century

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“Sore.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sore. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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