SORE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SORE
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sore
 n.  skin infection; hurting; inflamed and painful; distress or irritation
Classic Sentence: (89 in 6 pages)
1  Her heart was too sore to care whether or not she put her father in a temper.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
2  That coat for Ashley was a sore subject with Scarlett, for she wished so ardently that she and not Melanie were bestowing it as a Christmas gift.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
3  Her clothes were crushed and wrinkled from sleeping in them and she had never felt more acutely tired and sore in all her life.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
4  The next morning Scarlett's body was so stiff and sore from the long miles of walking and jolting in the wagon that every movement was agony.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
5  Nothing her mother had taught her was of any value whatsoever now and Scarlett's heart was sore and puzzled.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
6  Desperation plucked at her when she looked at the angry sore on her toe.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
7  Her sore foot, forgotten in the excitement, now gave a tremendous throb that made her grit her teeth and shift her weight to the heel.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
8  And to make matters worse, Wade was ill with a sore throat and a raging fever and there was neither doctor nor medicine for him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
9  His heart was sore and bewildered at Suellen's conduct and his vanity, the shy, touchy vanity of a middle-aged bachelor who knows himself to be unattractive to women, was deeply wounded.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
10  Everything was fresh and dewy and silent and green and the sight of the cotton fields brought a measure of balm and comfort to her sore heart.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
11  And I don't know as I call it so damn cordial in Mrs. McGanum when I holler at her on the street and she nods back like she had a sore neck.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
12  Men with highly plastered hair, so painfully shaved that their faces looked sore, removed their coats, sighed, and unbuttoned two buttons of their uncreased Sunday vests.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
13  My sore throat kept me indoors, and grandmother had a cold which made the housework heavy for her.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: X
14  Sometimes I git awful sore on this place and want to quit, but my wife she always say we better stick it out.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: II
15  Then, too, he was a puny little chap; and so he had been left behind in the race, and that was why he was sore.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 5
Example Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  An old dog bites sore.
2  Better eye sore than all blind.
3  He used his sore finger as a pretext for not going to school.
4  I had a sore throat and it hurt to swallow.
5  Symptoms include a sore throat and dry, persistent cough.
6  My leg is still very sore.
7  My leg is sore, it hurts.
8  My stomach is still sore after the operation.
9  I already had a bleeding sore from the pole so when we stopped and I was allowed to sit down.
10  My hands are sore after I pare hundreds of potatoes for the banquet.
11  I was sorely tempted to say exactly what I thought of his offer.
12  The room was sorely in need of a fresh coat of paint.
13  Sabine was sorely tempted to throw her drink in his face.
14  As indeed it was; for as sorely as Tom's hands itched to grab for it they did not dare -- he believed his soul would be instantly destroyed if he did such a thing while the prayer was going on.
15  Not content merely to palliate the patient's sores and cankers, the researcher sought a means of wiping out the disease.