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Adjective
Causing or feeling bodily pain
“My whole body was sore and my legs ached as I made my way to the cafeteria.”
Adjective
Upset and angry
“Kamaria glowered, still sore at having not noticed Link's talent sooner and angry at Linden for agreeing with him.”
Adjective
Urgent
“He said the annual extravaganza, held in Aberystwyth, was in sore need of funds.”
Adjective
Having or showing deep-seated resentment
“… he's been sore ever since she insulted him.”
Noun
A raw or painful place on the body
“A mouth ulcer is a painful sore in the mouth on either the cheeks or gums.”
Adverb
To a great degree
“I was sore afraid we'd never make it home.”
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