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Lore vs Pore - What's the difference?

lore | pore |

As an adjective lore

is their.

As a noun pore is

fear, dread.

lore

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) lore, from (etyl) '', German ''Lehre . See also (l).

Noun

  • all the facts and traditions about a particular subject that have been accumulated over time through education or experience.
  • the lore of the Ancient Egyptians
  • * Milton
  • His fair offspring, nursed in princely lore .
  • The backstory created around a fictional universe.
  • (obsolete) workmanship
  • (Spenser)
    Derived terms
    * birdlore * booklore * catlore * doglore * faxlore * fishlore * folklore * photocopylore * woodlore * wortlore * xeroxlore

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (anatomy) The region between the eyes and nostrils of birds, reptiles, and amphibians.
  • (anatomy) The anterior portion of the cheeks of insects.
  • Derived terms
    * lored

    Etymology 3

    Verb

    (head)
  • (obsolete) (lose)
  • * Spenser
  • Neither of them she found where she them lore .

    Anagrams

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    pore

    English

    (wikipedia pore)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) pouren, from (etyl), from (etyl) porus, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A tiny opening in the skin.
  • By extension any small opening or interstice, especially one of many or allowing passage of a fluid.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) poren, pouren, . See (l).

    Verb

    (por)
  • to study meticulously; to go over again and again.
  • to meditate or reflect in a steady way.
  • Derived terms
    * pore over

    Anagrams

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