bruise

All Noun Verb
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  • He had bruises about his knees and on the left side of his face.
  • It was all right about his left eye; anybody could see that bruise! Cited from Lady Baltimore, by Owen Wister
  • The bruise gradually assumed such a serious condition that it ended his life. Cited from Famous Violinists of To-day and Yesterday, by Henry C. Lahee
  • I could show you the bruises on my arms still. Cited from Victorian Short Stories of Troubled Marriages, by Various
  • You'll have some terrible bruises all up your side, but that will be all. Cited from Sail Ho!, by George Manville Fenn
  • They both return home that night trying not to let their mother see their cuts and bruises.
  • He played in only one pre-season game due to a bruised left heel.
  • Then you can give back the bruises which you have received, and in the very place where they were given. Cited from Lost Illusions, by Honore De Balzac [Tr.: Ellen Marriage]
  • It is also good for those who have got falls and bruises. Cited from The Works of Aristotle, the Famous Philosopher, by Anonymous
  • His boots are hard, and see how his hands are all bruised and broken by his work! Cited from Other Main-Travelled Roads, by Hamlin Garland
  • He had a few bruises and a little pain, but no serious injury. Cited from The Teeth of the Tiger, by Maurice Leblanc
  • There were some broken arms, three I think, and some bad bruises. Cited from More Bywords, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • But the effect remained as a kind of bruise below the surface. Cited from None Other Gods, by Robert Hugh Benson
  • I do not remember to have felt a bruise, nor any shock either. Cited from The Man in the Iron Mask[The Novel]Dumas, Pere #28
  • They are still placed by hand today to avoid bruising the fruit.
  • The other two injured officers received bruises, and one injured his hand.
  • One study, however, reports a link between red hair and a higher rate of bruising.
  • "Turn over, let me see if there is any evidence of bruises." Cited from Watch Yourself Go By, by Al. G. Field
  • The patient may also have bruising around one or both eyes.
  • To get the sweetness out of your life, he may sometimes bruise you. Cited from Food for the Lambs; or, Helps for Young Christians, by Charles Ebert Orr
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Words starting with bruise

Meaning of bruise

  • noun An injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
  • verb Injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of
    I bruised my knee
  • verb Break up into small pieces for food preparation
    bruise the berries with a wooden spoon and strain them
  • verb Damage (plant tissue) by abrasion or pressure
    The customer bruised the strawberries by squeezing them