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adjective as in lame

adjective as in raw

adjective as in tender

adjective as in wounded

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Then they discovered various cuts and bruises on his body and an arrowhead embedded in his shoulder.

I miss my skates, the exercise, the sport, the bruises, but especially my teammates and friends.

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Morgan Moses, his body covered in bruises, stepped into his modern farmhouse Sunday evening wearing a walking boot on his left foot.

The games get a lot tougher, and the bruises get a lot bigger.

Apps that are designed to recognize faces may be fooled by haircuts, glasses, facial hair or bruises, for instance.

There was a fear growing inside of me that my imperfect bruised college experience was a reflection of my own damaged self.

Brooks came through the Old Bailey trial bruised but not defeated.

We are people who, despite ourselves, find ourselves drawn to the sick, the dying, the permanently bruised.

When he expresses concern over her bruised and disheveled appearance, she lies and tells him that she fainted.

So we both kept sending each other pictures of our bruised shins.

Wharton made the bruised Martini enter also; and accompanying them himself, the voiture set off, escorted by his servants.

Nancy was little the worse for the awful accident, bruised, of course, but poor Masters was unconscious.

The bruised reed he shall not break, and smoking flax he shall not quench, he shall bring forth judgment unto truth.

He was lying, bruised and shaken, among the heaped-up débris of a ruined building.

It is a sad spectacle to see the weaklings bruised, exhausted, fluttering back to earth.'

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On this page you'll find 225 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bruised, such as: aching, aggrieved, agonized, battered, bleeding, and buffeted.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.