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See definition of sore on Dictionary.com
  • adj.hurt physically
  • adj.angry; hurt mentally

synonyms for sore

  • aching
  • bruised
  • hurting
  • inflamed
  • painful
  • sharp
  • tender
  • uncomfortable
  • acute
  • annoying
  • burning
  • extreme
  • raw
  • sensitive
  • smarting
  • abscessed
  • afflicted
  • burned
  • chafed
  • critical
  • distressing
  • hurtful
  • irritated
  • pained
  • severe
  • ulcerated
  • unpleasant
  • vexatious
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antonyms for sore

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  • easy
  • painless
  • insensitive
  • pleasant
  • unimportant
  • delighted
  • good
  • happy
  • pleased
  • well
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How to use sore in a sentence

The lack of access has been a sore point within the SEC for the past decade.
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The man had a fever, cough, sore throat and headache for three days in March.
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The first time the man was infected, he had a fever, cough, sore throat and headache for three days.
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The volunteers who got it developed sore arms and other side effects that wouldn’t give away that they had not received the coronavirus vaccine.
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The meningococcal vaccine is safe and was used as a comparison group instead of a placebo so that volunteers got sore arms and other side effects that wouldn’t give away that they were in a comparison group.
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The Father had been in sore straits of mind, as month after month had passed without tidings of his "blessed child."
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She is a model of the Brisk—the little Brisk that was sore exposed that day at Navarino.
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Leo flushed, and began again with a sore throat and a bad temper.
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Jess, whose heart was still sore from the blow she had received at Mr. Closewicks grocery, thought this was very kind of Griff.
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And he taketh with him Peter and James and John, and began to be greatly amazed, and sore troubled.
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WORDS RELATED TO SORE

  • achy
  • hurtful
  • hurting
  • nagging
  • raw
  • smarting
  • sore
  • stinging
  • tender
  • throbbing
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