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sore spot

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The high-voltage squabbling over Obamacare has made health care a particularly sore spot in this debate.

Meanwhile, Montag is keeping his $34.9 million bonus and has a major position with the new firm—another sore spot inside Merrill.

And because Bud had a sore spot in his own heart, Bud felt a quick stab of understanding and sympathy.

He even looked pained; and Ida, conscious that she had unwittingly touched a sore spot, took up the strain Mr. Truman had broken.

As cyanide of potassium is a deadly poison, care must be taken not to have it touch any sore spot on the flesh.

It was a sore spot with Carl, and he tried at once to get his companions to thinking of something else.

Marian Harrison looked down for a moment; I didn't need telepathy to know that I'd touched the sore spot.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sore spot, such as: exposed nerve, in the gut, nerve ending, raw, raw nerve, and sore point.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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