verb (used without object), pored, por·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM poreporelike, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for pore
Had there not been photographs and memorabilia to pore over, dancing would have been the only sensible option.The Cult of Blondie: Debbie Harry’s Very Special New York Picture Show|Tim Teeman|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It gave me license to pore over raw tape, again and again, to absorb the subtle clues of human behavior.We Interrupt This Broadcast: How a TV Producer Learned to Write Fiction|George Lerner|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is great fun to pore over clues and tunnel into a tree trunk like termites, and I am not apologizing for a guilty pleasure.‘True Detective,’ Obsessive-Compulsive Noir, and ‘Twin Peaks’|Jimmy So|March 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is advice to sift, pore over, and weigh up, with a view to us deciding for ourselves.John Sutherland‘s Enjoyable Little History of Literature|Malcolm Forbes|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The paranoia he unleashed was so overwhelming that it seeped into every pore of society, including the Pendle witch trials.
Nevertheless, he faced Lefty Leach like a chap exuding confidence from every pore.The New Boys at Oakdale|Morgan Scott
If a man helps hisself to a pore, sick dogie he's hunted down!
My cattle are so pore I'll have to winter 'em on foothill winter feed.The Rules of the Game|Stewart Edward White
In some cases the lowermost circle of cells can be approximated so as to close the pore.
Old Michael Johnson was much better qualified to pore upon books, and to talk about them, than to trade in them.The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 3. (of 4)|Thomas Babington Macaulay