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synonyms for welts

  • bruise
  • contusion
  • scar
  • stripe
  • injury
  • mouse
  • ridge
  • streak
  • wale
  • weal
  • wheal
  • wound
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How to use welts in a sentence

Richard danced till the morn was paling, despite two great welts on his forehead.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
When Geo blinked the tears out of his eyes, he saw two bright welts over Snake's shoulder.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
The cords stood out like great ropes on their necks; the muscles on thighs and hips rose like huge welts.
SEVENTY YEARS ON THE FRONTIERALEXANDER MAJORS
He was very much disordered, and there were livid welts on his face.
THE PRINCESS ELOPESHAROLD MACGRATH
Cut out the bottom first; the welts may be cut from any narrow pieces.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 561, OCTOBER 2, 1886VARIOUS
But so long as nobody sneezed or broke out in welts, their lives were probably safe.
OPERATION: OUTER SPACEWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
Scratching themselves vigorously, the fun of the chase assuaged the smart of those red welts.
WHERE THE BLUE BEGINSCHRISTOPHER MORLEY
Though welts rose at every blow, the soldier stood rigidly at attention and never quivered.
FIGHTING IN FLANDERSE. ALEXANDER POWELL
By this time her back was covered with long welts, intersecting each other like net work.
TWELVE YEARS A SLAVESOLOMON NORTHUP
He had to give him one or two welts over the head 'fore he could do it; the dog acted like he'd been cheated.
CAPE COD STORIESJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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