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Verb
To inspire boredom in a person
“Helga's uninspiring speech would only serve to bore the few who had bothered to attend her gathering.”
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To make a hole
“If you can drive a nail and bore a hole, then you can have a bobsled in no time.”
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To force one's way through
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“This is as far as I can go, unless you'd like me to bore my way through the wall.”
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To pierce or make a hole (or holes) in
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To become, or cause to become, annoyed or irritated
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To become less appealing or interesting through familiarity
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To exhaust the patience or interest of
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To grow tired of or bored with
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To stare (at something) with wide eyes
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To cause a feeling of disgust or revulsion in
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To cover completely with water
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Stare in an angry or fierce way
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Someone or something that inspires boredom
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“Many people thought Thierry to be an insufferable bore for having no other interests besides collecting stamps.”
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A hole that has been made
“This solution is used to clean the bore of a gun by removing deposits from the peaks and valleys of barrel rifling.”
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The diameter or caliber of a bore
“The Diesel engine has a bore of 120 mm and a stroke of 155 mm.”
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Giant sea wave
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A limp, ineffectual, boring or otherwise uninteresting person
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A person who lacks intelligence
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A source of water, usually from a hole in the ground
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Someone who spoils others' fun
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Weapon
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Bore
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One who chats or talks to excess
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A difficult or tedious undertaking
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