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Physical DiscomfortPlay
Use 'sore' to describe a specific area that's hurting, typically from exercise or injury. SlideAfter the marathon, my legs were exceptionally sore.
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Mild or SeverePlay
'Sore' can describe mild to severe pain, but it usually implies a nagging, persistent discomfort. SlideShe couldn’t write because her wrist was too sore.