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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.”
Verb
To make a hole
“If you can drive a nail and bore a hole, then you can have a bobsled in no time.”
Verb
To force one's way through
“This is as far as I can go, unless you'd like me to bore my way through the wall.”
Noun
Someone or something that inspires boredom
“Many people thought Thierry to be an insufferable bore for having no other interests besides collecting stamps.”
Noun
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.”
Noun
The diameter or calibre of a bore
“The Diesel engine has a bore of 120 mm and a stroke of 155 mm”
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