sore

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sore

1. (esp of a wound, injury, etc.) painfully sensitive; tender
2. a painful or sensitive wound, injury, etc.
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One Brigade suffered casualties of 50pc, with a further 25pc afflicted with malaria, jungle sores, dysentery and other insidious diseases.
After surviving his secret mission Bertie was awarded an MBE from King George VI in 1946, and he was praised for his bravery behind enemy lines, surviving for 17 days without food and coping with jungle sores.