pore

Part of speech: verb

To ponder or study closely; followed by over.

Part of speech: noun

A minute orifice, as in the skin.

Share it on:

Usage examples "pore":

  1. I sank upon the steps; every pore in my body was a fountain of cold sweat: " Have whom?" - "The Cavalier", George Washington Cable.
  2. Housekeeping will be reduced to its elements with him, but at least I shall begin to feel really grown up when I pore over monthly bills and 'slips' and sign cheques. - "The Sisters-In-Law", Gertrude Atherton.
  3. It will begin to manifest its presence within a few days, and then the globe will drink water at every pore. - "The Second Deluge", Garrett P. Serviss.