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Dictionary definition for: Sore

1. (n) an open skin infection

2. (s) hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw"

3. (s) causing misery or pain or distress; "it was a sore trial to him" "the painful process of growing up"

4. (s) roused to anger; "stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain; "she gets mad when you wake her up so early" "mad at his friend" "sore over a remark"

5. (s) inflamed and painful; "his throat was raw" "had a sore throat"

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