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 for sore
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sore \Sore\, a. [F. saure, sore, sor; faucon sor a sore falcon.
     See Sorrel, n.]
     Reddish brown; sorrel. [R.]
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     Sore falcon. (Zool.) See Sore, n., 1.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sore \Sore\, n. (Zool.)
     A young hawk or falcon in the first year.
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     2. (Zool.) A young buck in the fourth year. See the Note
        under Buck.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sore \Sore\, a. [Compar. Sorer; superl. Sorest.] [OE. sor,
     sar, AS. s[=a]r; akin to D. zeer, OS. & OHG. s?r, G. sehr
     very, Icel. s[=a]rr, Sw. s[*a]r, Goth. sair pain. Cf.
     Sorry.]
     1. Tender to the touch; susceptible of pain from pressure;
        inflamed; painful; -- said of the body or its parts; as, a
        sore hand.
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     2. Fig.: Sensitive; tender; easily pained, grieved, or vexed;
        very susceptible of irritation.
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              Malice and hatred are very fretting and vexatious,
              and apt to make our minds sore and uneasy.
                                                    --Tillotson.
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     3. Severe; afflictive; distressing; as, a sore disease; sore
        evil or calamity. --Shak.
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     4. Criminal; wrong; evil. [Obs.] --Shak.
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     Sore throat (Med.), inflammation of the throat and tonsils;
        pharyngitis. See Cynanche.
  
     Malignant sore throat, Ulcerated sore throat or Putrid
     sore throat. See Angina, and under Putrid.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sore \Sore\, adv. [AS. s[=a]re. See Sore, a.]
     1. In a sore manner; with pain; grievously.
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              Thy hand presseth me sore.            --Ps. xxxviii.
                                                    2.
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     2. Greatly; violently; deeply.
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              [Hannah] prayed unto the Lord and wept sore. --1
                                                    Sam. i. 10.
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              Sore sighed the knight, who this long sermon heard.
                                                    --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sore \Sore\, n. [OE. sor, sar, AS. s[=a]r. See Sore, a.]
     1. A place in an animal body where the skin and flesh are
        ruptured or bruised, so as to be tender or painful; a
        painful or diseased place, such as an ulcer or a boil.
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              The dogs came and licked his sores.   --Luke xvi.
                                                    21.
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     2. Fig.: Grief; affliction; trouble; difficulty. --Chaucer.
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              I see plainly where his sore lies.    --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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     Gold sore. (Med.) See under Gold, n.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sore
      adj 1: hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw" [syn: sensitive,
             sore, raw, tender]
      2: causing misery or pain or distress; "it was a sore trial to
         him"; "the painful process of growing up" [syn: afflictive,
         painful, sore]
      3: 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" [syn: huffy, mad, sore]
      n 1: an open skin infection

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  342 Moby Thesaurus words for "sore":
     abrasion, abscess, acerb, acerbate, acerbic, ache, aching, acid,
     acidic, acidulent, acidulous, acrid, acrimonious, acute, affecting,
     afflictive, aggrieved, agonizing, ague, algesia, algetic, anemia,
     angered, angry, ankylosis, annoyed, anoxia, antagonistic,
     antipathetic, apnea, aposteme, asphyxiation, asthma, ataxia,
     atrophy, awkward, backache, bed sore, belligerent, bitter, blain,
     bleak, bleb, bleeding, blemish, blennorhea, blister, blow, boil,
     break, browned-off, bruise, bubo, bulla, bunion, burdensome, burn,
     burning, cachexia, cachexy, canker, canker sore, carbuncle,
     caustic, chafe, chafed, chancre, chancroid, check, cheerless,
     chilblain, chill, chills, chip, choleric, clashing, cold sore,
     colic, colliding, comfortless, concussion, conflicting,
     constipation, convulsion, coughing, crack, crackle, cramp, craze,
     critical, cross, cut, cyanosis, damage, danger, delicate,
     deplorable, depressing, depressive, desperate, despiteful,
     diarrhea, difficulty, dire, discomforting, dismal, dismaying,
     distress, distressful, distressing, dizziness, dolor, dolorific,
     dolorogenic, dolorous, dreary, dropsy, dysentery, dyspepsia,
     dyspnea, edema, emaciation, embarrassing, embittered, eschar,
     extreme, fainting, fatigue, felon, fester, festering, fever,
     fever blister, fibrillation, fierce, fiery, fistula, flash burn,
     flux, fracture, fray, frazzle, full of hate, furuncle, furunculus,
     gall, galled, gash, gathering, grief, grievous, growth, gumboil,
     harrowing, hateful, heavy, hemorrhage, hemorrhoids,
     high blood pressure, hostile, hurt, hurtful, hurting, hydrops,
     hypertension, hypotension, icterus, incensed, incision,
     indigestion, indignant, infection, inflamed, inflammation, injury,
     insomnia, irate, ireful, irked, irritated, irritation, itching,
     jaundice, joyless, kibe, labored breathing, laceration, lamentable,
     lesion, livid, low blood pressure, lumbago, mad, malevolent,
     malicious, malignant, marasmus, mortal wound, mournful, moving,
     mutilation, nasal discharge, nasty blow, nausea, necrosis, onerous,
     oppressive, pain, painful, pang, papula, papule, paralysis,
     paronychia, parulis, passion, pathetic, peeved, petechia, piles,
     pimple, pissed, pissed-off, piteous, pitiable, pock, poignant,
     polyp, pressing, prickly, pruritus, puncture, pustule, quarrelsome,
     rancorous, rankled, rankling, rash, raw, rawness, red, regrettable,
     rent, repugnant, resentful, resenting, rheum, riled up, rip,
     rising, rueful, run, rupture, sad, saddening, scab, scald,
     sclerosis, scorch, scrape, scratch, scuff, second-degree burn,
     seizure, sensitive, sensitiveness, serious, set against, severe,
     sharp, shock, skin eruption, slash, smarting, sneezing,
     soft chancre, sore spot, soreness, sorrowful, spasm, spiteful,
     splenetic, stab, stab wound, stewing, stigma, stinging, stress,
     stress of life, stroke, sty, suffering, suppuration, swelling,
     tabes, tachycardia, tear, tender, tender spot, tenderness,
     third-degree burn, thorny, throes, ticked off, ticklish, tingling,
     touching, touchy, trauma, trouble, troublesome, tubercle, tumor,
     ulcer, ulceration, uncomfortable, upset, upset stomach, urgent,
     venomous, vertigo, vexed, virulent, vitriolic, vomiting, wale,
     wasting, welt, wheal, whelk, whitlow, woebegone, woeful, worked up,
     wound, wounds immedicable, wrathful, wrathy, wrench, wretched,
     wroth, wrought-up
  
  

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