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1. tore

noun. ['ˈtɔr'] commonly the lowest molding at the base of a column.

Synonyms

  • molding
  • torus

Etymology

  • tor (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Tore

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Example sentences of the word tore


1. Verb, base form
Sew the two pillowcases together where you just tore the stitching out.

2. Verb, past tense
She may even state that she feels like she tore a muscle or tendon in her lower leg area.

3. Adverb
... Two giant hands tore ten thousand miles of black lines down the seam [of the house].

4. Noun, singular or mass
If the comforter tore at a seam, you will have seam allowances to help you fix the rip.

Quotes containing the word tore


1. Knees suddenly weak, she reached for his forearms to stabilize herself. “You came for me.”He beamed, looking for all the world like a selfless, daring hero.“Don’t sound so surprised.” Dropping the cane, he pulled her into a crushing embrace that tore her away from Wolf and lifted her clean off the floor. “It turns out you are worth a lot of money on the black market.
- Marissa Meyer, Cress

2. Do you like me?”No answer.Silence bounced, fell off his tongueand sat between usand clogged my throat.It slaughtered my trust.It tore cigarettes out of my mouth.We exchanged blind words,and I did not cry,I did not beg,but blackness filled my ears,blackness lunged in my heart,and something that had been good,a sort of kindly oxygen,turned into a gas oven.
- Anne Sexton

3. Jake wasn't about to be seduced like some schoolgirl. Not by a man who went by the unlikely name of Tornado, not by anyone. He stood as firmly as he could in the mud and tore his mouth from the kiss, staring into too dark eyes. As his hands made their way into Tor's wet jeans he said, "This doesn't mean I like you, you know.
- Chris Owen, Bareback

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