sore

Part of speech: noun

Soreness.

Part of speech: adjective

Having a sore; being inflamed or painful; touchy.

Part of speech: adjective

Causing extreme distress; also, very great; extreme.

Part of speech: noun

A bruised or inflamed spot; boil; ulcer.

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Usage examples "sore":

  1. " Wright is goin' around like a bear with a sore head; but I didn't hear anything about his servin' the warrant on you. - "Down the Slope", James Otis.
  2. Then ag'in, I think Chip felt sore 'cause Murky beat him up so. - "The Auto Boys' Mystery", James A. Braden.
  3. And then, toward evening, he went home, bitter and sore. - "The Metropolis", Upton Sinclair.