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See definition of pore on Dictionary.com
  • nounsmall aperture in skin
  • verbgo over carefully

synonyms for pore

  • foramen
  • opening
  • orifice
  • outlet
  • stoma
  • vesicle
  • sweat gland
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How to use pore in a sentence

When I shifted my position, he turned the other way quick, and coughed–that pore little gone-in cough of hisn.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
He bowed and sat down, white and perspiring at every pore, and hardly knowing to what he had committed himself.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
He read the document again, and felt the perspiration oozing out of every pore.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
"Hit's the pore house fer a cow hand," was his terse aphorism on the subject, and Landy had never seen a "fitten" poor house.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
The pore little man was a thought too fond of wine and spirits; and many and many's the night that I've had to support him home.
MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
The pore Italyin's monky, sittin mopin and meluncolly on his box, was not half so ugly, and seamed quite as reasonabble.
MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Master sate pale and wincing, as I've seen a pore soldier under the cat.
MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
But he had no pretty books such as you have now, and had to pore over musty parchments.
THE STORY OF THE THIRTEEN COLONIESH. A. (HLNE ADELINE) GUERBER
Helplessly you pore over them, at stolen moments, as if you expected some miracle would reveal the meaning of those printed signs.
THE DUTY OF DISOBEDIENCE TO THE FUGITIVE SLAVE ACTLYDIA MARIA CHILD
No one else, unless it be pore Connie, iver called me a kind man.
SUE, A LITTLE HEROINEL. T. MEADE
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