boar vs. boor vs. bore – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Boar

Definition:

Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come; introduced in United States

Examples:

An angry wild boar is dangerous.

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Boor

Definition:

a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement

Examples:

he is a boor and understands nothing about culture

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Bore

Definition:

to drill a hole or gave birth to

Examples:

carpenter bees are boring holes into the wall or She bore him a son.

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