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noun as in twist

Strongest match

Strong match

noun as in injury

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Example Sentences

McLaurin is dealing with a high ankle sprain, and playing means doing it through considerable discomfort.

Thomas has not played since suffering a high ankle sprain that day.

McCaffrey had 10 catches for 82 yards and a touchdown in his return to the Panthers’ lineup after being sidelined since Week 2 by a high ankle sprain.

McCaffrey has been sidelined since suffering a high ankle sprain in Week 2 of the season.

Christian McCaffrey, the highest-paid back in the NFL, went down with a high ankle sprain in Week 2.

On the day the news broke of Titanic's arrest in the Rothstein case, Grassy Sprain started the legend rolling.

Members of the Grassy Sprain Country Club, near New York City, blurted out a story that had been on their minds for a month.

The Patriots have the better offense if tight end Rob Gronkowski has sufficiently recovered from a high ankle sprain.

The maid's ankle had sustained a dreadful sprain, and she had several bruises of a very painful character.

Jean's ankle was much better—the sprain proved to be not even a strain—but her wrist was painful.

If this is impossible, then a rubber tube or a handkerchief is tied snugly between the sprain and the trunk of the body.

The next cricket season this champion was disabled by a severe sprain of the wrist, needing leeches, splints, and London advice.

Dr. Raunay came and pronounced a bad sprain of the left arm to be the only injury the man had received.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sprain, such as: strain, and overstrain.

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