Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (v) bore, tire (cause to be bored)
- S: (v) bore, drill (make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool) "don't drill here, there's a gas pipe"; "drill a hole into the wall"; "drill for oil"; "carpenter bees are boring holes into the wall"
- S: (adj) boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome (so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness) "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"