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bore2

bore2

 
pronunciation:
bor
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: verb
inflections: bored, bores, boring
definition: to make someone tired or lose interest by being dull.
News programs bore most children, but my son thinks they're interesting.
synonyms:
tire
antonyms:
entertain, excite, thrill
similar words:
wear
derivation: boring (adj.)
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word boar (a kind of pig)? Bore and boar sound alike but have different meanings.