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I was hit in the left knee, but the bullet only grazed my knee.

A passerby was grazed by a stray bullet, but not seriously injured.

Fortunately, when the 3-year-old fired, the shot only grazed the baby's cheek.

Bullets struck Watkins in the left side and right buttock and grazed his face.

Pulling up his T-shirt, they see that the bullet only grazed him over his left shoulder.

At noon we camped, and cooked a bite of dinner while the horses grazed; ate it, and went on again.

The bullet grazed the ear of Lawton, who laughed as he shook his head, saying: “A miss is as good as a mile.”

The second shot from the latter was well directed; it grazed our mast and carried away the luff of the mainsail.

The soft breezes blew gently over the rich green plain whereon the red deer grazed peacefully and turned not at his approach.

Orazio had his left ear carried off by a ballet, while another slightly grazed his right leg.


On this page you'll find 83 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grazed, such as: aching, aggrieved, agonized, battered, bleeding, and bruised.

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