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running sore

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrunning sorerunning soreMIa sore area on your skin that has liquid coming out of it running
Examples from the Corpus
running soreFor Horace it might have been a short madness; in Frere it threatened to become a running sore.In fact Meadowell is an Elastoplast name like Sizewell, invented in the 1970s to disguise what was already a running sore.And Nat was like a running sore, crabby, miserable.But finally, she would make of it an ulcer, a running sore that would never heal.Such protestations ferment a running sore which breeds contempt for the authorities.
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