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verb as in bother, undermine

verb as in endure

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When she was almost 12 years old, she was sent to a boarding school in Virginia, and while it was fun at first, “the shine of being on my own wore off within one month,” she says.

He wore white gloves, a dignified long black coat, and matching pants and vest, and he carried a dark walking stick.

If they were meaningful, we might have realized it before—surely one of these kids wore a cross, or a yarmulke, or a hijab?

Growing up as a teen in the 1960s, she had yearned to wear the same clothes her girlfriends wore.

Reportedly, George Custer wore a Stetson into Little Big Horn.

Presumably, had the deputies who pinned Saylor wore body cameras, video evidence would have helped determine what happened to him.

The night wore on, and the clock downstairs was striking the hour of two when she suddenly awakened.

As the weeks wore on, the pretence of practical teaching was quietly dropped, and we crammed our science out of the text-book.

Q was a Queen, who wore a silk slip; R was a Robber, and wanted a whip.

She wore a little red hood, and looked wistfully after Davy as the shop went out of sight.

Her face wore a look of distress, almost of alarm; she kept her place, but her eyes gave Bernard a mute welcome.


On this page you'll find 162 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wore, such as: don, show, get on, cover, wrap, and bear.

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