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Noun: tore  tor
  1. Commonly the lowest moulding at the base of a column
    - torus
Verb: tear (tore,torn)  teh(r)
  1. Separate or cause to separate abruptly
    "tear the paper";
    - rupture, snap, bust
     
  2. To separate or be separated by force
     
  3. Move quickly and violently
    "The car tore down the street";
    - shoot, shoot down, charge, buck, bomb [Brit], scream
     
  4. Strip of feathers
    "tear the capon";
    - pluck, pull, deplume, deplumate, displume

Sounds like: toques, toker, tor

Derived forms: tores

See also: tear apart, tear down, tear up

Type of: belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, disunite, divide, hasten, hie [archaic], hotfoot, hurry, molding [N. Amer], moulding [Brit, Cdn], part, pelt along, race, rush, rush along, separate, speed, step on it, strip, travel rapidly, zip

Encyclopedia: Tore, Scotland

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