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Sore
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Sore as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

25 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 34 answers for the crossword clue 'Sore', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Sore a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Sore as an answer itself some 292 times.

Sore is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Thursday, 14 October 2021 with the answer being TENDER, we also found TENDER to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • An open skin infection
  • Causing misery or pain or distress; "it was a sore trial to him"; "the painful process of growing up"
  • Roused to anger; "stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain; "she gets mad when you wake her up so early"; "mad at his friend"; "sore over a remark"
  • Hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw"

Anagrams

We found 3 anagrams for the word 'Sore'.

  • Eros A desire for sexual intimacy
  • rose Any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses
  • sero

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

HOT
Having or bringing unusually good luck; "hot at craps"; "the dice are hot tonight"

MAD
Marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion; "a crowd of delirious baseball fans"; "something frantic in their gaiety"; "a mad whirl of pleasure"

RAW Howard
Informal terms for nakedness; "in the raw"; "in the altogether"; "in his birthday suit"

4 Letters

ACHY
Causing a dull and steady pain; "my aching head"; "her old achy joints"

EROS
A desire for sexual intimacy

HURT
The act of damaging something or someone

ROSE
Any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses

5 Letters

ANGRY
Feeling or showing anger; "angry at the weather"; "angry customers"; "an angry silence"; "sending angry letters to the papers"

CROSS
(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids

HUFFY
Roused to anger; "stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain; "she gets mad when you wake her up so early"; "mad at his friend"; "sore over a remark"

IRATE
Feeling or showing extreme anger; "irate protesters"; "ireful words"

IRKED

LOSER
A person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently

RILED
Aroused to impatience or anger; "made an irritated gesture"; "feeling nettled from the constant teasing"; "peeved about being left out"; "felt really pissed at her snootiness"; "riled no end by his lies"; "roiled by the delay"

STUNG
Aroused to impatience or anger; "made an irritated gesture"; "feeling nettled from the constant teasing"; "peeved about being left out"; "felt really pissed at her snootiness"; "riled no end by his lies"; "roiled by the delay"

ULCER
A circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue

UPSET
An improbable and unexpected victory; "the biggest upset since David beat Goliath"

VEXED
Causing difficulty in finding an answer or solution; much disputed; "the vexed issue of priorities"; "we live in vexed and troubled times"

6 Letters

ACHING
A dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain

BITTER
The taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth

LESION
Any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part

PEEVED
Aroused to impatience or anger; "made an irritated gesture"; "feeling nettled from the constant teasing"; "peeved about being left out"; "felt really pissed at her snootiness"; "riled no end by his lies"; "roiled by the delay"

PIMPLE
A small inflamed elevation of the skin; a pustule or papule; common symptom in acne

TENDER
Given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality; "a tender heart"; "a tender smile"; "tender loving care"; "tender memories"; "a tender mother"

TICKED

TOUCHY
Difficult to handle; requiring great tact; "delicate negotiations with the big powers";"hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter"; "a touchy subject"

7 Letters

HURTING
A symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"

PAINFUL
Causing misery or pain or distress; "it was a sore trial to him"; "the painful process of growing up"

8 Letters

SMARTING
A kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore

9 Letters

AGGRIEVED

IRRITATED
Aroused to impatience or anger; "made an irritated gesture"; "feeling nettled from the constant teasing"; "peeved about being left out"; "felt really pissed at her snootiness"; "riled no end by his lies"; "roiled by the delay"

RESENTFUL
Full of or marked by resentment or indignant ill will; "resentful at the way he was treated"; "a sullen resentful attitude"

SENSITIVE
Someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead; "he consulted several mediums"

10 Letters

AFFLICTIVE
Causing misery or pain or distress; "it was a sore trial to him"; "the painful process of growing up"

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