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border on to almost be such; verge on.
bore1 to make a hole in with an instrument such as a drill. [7 definitions]
bore2 to weary with repetition, monotony, or dullness. [2 definitions]
bore3 tidal water that rises abruptly to form a wave as it moves inland.
bore4 past tense of bear1.
boreal of or pertaining to the north, esp. the wind from the north.
bored finding something tedious or dull; uninterested.
boredom the state of being bored; dullness; ennui.
borer a machine or other device designed to bore holes. [3 definitions]
boric of, relating to, containing, or derived from boron.
boric acid a white crystalline compound used as a mild antiseptic and in making glass, enamels, fireproofing materials, and other products.
boring1 the act or process of making a hole or other opening with a drill or similar tool. [3 definitions]
boring2 causing one to be bored; tedious; monotonous; dull.
born brought into life by birth or in like manner. [4 definitions]
born-again of, pertaining to, or professing a new or renewed commitment to belief in Christ or to evangelical Christianity. [2 definitions]
borne past participle of bear1 with meaning connected with carrying, supporting, or enduring.
Borneo a large island in the Malay Archipelago, the northern coast of which belongs to Malaysia and Brunei, while the rest belongs to Indonesia.
born with a silver spoon in one's mouth born to wealthy parents and therefore having had privileges that others have not had.
born yesterday inexperienced and gullible; naive.
boron a chemical element that has five protons in each nucleus and that occurs naturally only in compounds such as boric acid and borax. (symbol: B)
boron carbide a very hard black crystalline compound used in nuclear reactor control rods, as reinforcement in structural materials, and as an abrasive.