Nouns (14)

drill hole, bore-hole, bore
n. a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes
calibre, caliber, gauge, bore
n. diameter of a tube or gun barrel
aegir, eagre, tidal bore, eager, bore
n. a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
dullard, bore
n. a person who evokes boredom

Verbs (4)

drill, bore
v. 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"
tire, bore
v. cause to be bored

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Fuzzynyms (30)

n. any unwanted and destructive insect or other animal that attacks food or crops or livestock etc.; "he sprayed the garden to get rid of pests"; "many pests have developed resistance to the common pesticides"
perforate, penetrate
v. pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"
dig, poke, stab, prod, jab
v. poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
v. pierce with a pointed object; make a hole into; "puncture a tire"
turn over, cut into, delve, dig
v. turn up, loosen, or remove earth; "Dig we must"; "turn over the soil for aeration"
v. make a hole into; "The needle pierced her flesh"
v. move or affect (a person's emotions or bodily feelings) deeply or sharply; "The cold pierced her bones"; "Her words pierced the students"
perforate, punch
v. make a hole into or between, as for ease of separation; "perforate the sheets of paper"
practice, practise, rehearse
v. engage in a rehearsal (of)
reprise, recapitulate, repeat, reprize
v. repeat an earlier theme of a composition
v. cause to sink; "The Japanese sank American ships in Pearl Harbor"
tunnel, burrow
v. move through by or as by digging; "burrow through the forest"
v. hit very hard, as by swinging a bat horizontally; "drive a ball"
chink, check
v. make cracks or chinks in; "The heat checked the paint"

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Antonyms (24)

occupy, engage, engross, absorb
v. consume all of one's attention or time; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"
provoke, raise, fire, evoke, kindle, enkindle, elicit, arouse
v. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
charge up, commove, turn on, excite, charge, rouse, agitate
v. cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
spellbind, grip, transfix, fascinate
v. to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe; "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra"
v. excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of


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