adjective, sor·er, sor·est.
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Origin of sore
OTHER WORDS FROM soresore·ness, nounun·sore, adjectiveun·sore·ly, adverbun·sore·ness, noun
Words nearby sore
Example sentences from the Web for sorest
But my wounds are sorest, and pain me most, when I sin against His love and mercy.Letters of Samuel Rutherford|Samuel Rutherford
These proceedings are sending lunatics to our asylums, but this is by no means the sorest evil that may be laid to their charge.
In the experience of sickness, the year 1836 brought one of the sorest visitations.Memoir of Mary L. Ware, Wife of Henry Ware, Jr.|Edward B. Hall
Here was a tamer in sorest need, for the weight of the lions kept the iron doors from opening and barred out the rescuers.Careers of Danger and Daring|Cleveland Moffett
Misery luvs kompany, but kant bear kompetishun, thare aint no boddy but what thinks thare bile iz the sorest bile in markit.The Complete Works of Josh Billings|Henry W. Shaw
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Idioms and Phrases with sorest
In addition to the idiom beginning with sore
- sore point, a
- sight for sore eyes
- stick out (like a sore thumb)