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synonyms for sprained

  • strained
  • turned
  • wrenched
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How to use sprained in a sentence

Christian Science nor mind cure wasn't invented then, or I should of used 'em, and said my ankle wasn't sprained.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
Swelled as big as two laigs, just as mine was twenty years ago come Christmas, when I sprained it.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
About ten days ago, the baby died, while I was laid up at camp with a sprained hip.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
He sprained his ankle on the way down, but he turned up on parade with it next day hideously swollen.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
He was suffering from a sprained ankle and a badly bruised arm, and was exhausted from want of food.
THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADOFRANK AUBREY
The only one hurt was Tiche, who had her leg severely sprained.
A CONFEDERATE GIRL'S DIARYSARAH MARGAN DAWSON
In the case of a sprained ankle a properly applied adhesive strap bandage will give no end of relief and support.
THE MOTHER AND HER CHILDWILLIAM S. SADLER
"We are only glad that monsieur so fell, except for the sprained arm," answered the little mistress of Ancelles.
THE QUIVER 3/1900ANONYMOUS
The boy opened his eyes, and seeing Ralph, he assured him that he was not wounded, but he feared his ankle was sprained.
THE BLUE AND THE GRAYA. R. WHITE
Because these "chickens" were large, as the hawks, he looked among the treetops until he almost sprained the back of his neck.
FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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