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A bruising or being bruised
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  1. A bruising or being bruised
  2. A bruise; injury in which the skin is not broken
A discoloring or being discolored
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  1. A discoloring or being discolored
  2. A discolored spot; a stain.
  3. The condition of being discolored.
The process of wearing away a surface by friction. A rock undergoes abrasion when particles of sand or small pieces of rock are carried across its surface by a glacier, stream, or the wind.
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  1. The process of wearing away a surface by friction. A rock undergoes abrasion when particles of sand or small pieces of rock are carried across its surface by a glacier, stream, or the wind.
  2. A scraping or rubbing off, as of skin
  3. A scraped area on the skin or on a mucous membrane, resulting from injury or irritation.
An injury to a plant caused by cutting, scraping, or other external force
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  1. An injury to a plant caused by cutting, scraping, or other external force
  2. An injury to the feelings.
  3. An injury to the body in which the skin or other tissue is broken, cut, pierced, torn, etc.
The state of being swollen.
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  1. The state of being swollen.
  2. Something swollen, especially an abnormally swollen body part or area.
  3. An increasing or being increased in size, volume, etc.
A similar swelling on a plant.
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  1. A similar swelling on a plant.
  2. A raised patch of skin, specif. of epidermis, filled with watery matter and caused by a burn, frostbite, rubbing, etc.
  3. A local swelling of the skin that contains watery fluid and is caused by burning or irritation.
A bruised discoloration of the flesh surrounding the eye, often resulting from a blow.
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  1. A bruised discoloration of the flesh surrounding the eye, often resulting from a blow.
  2. A discoloration of the skin or flesh surrounding an eye, resulting from a sharp blow or contusion
  3. (Informal) Shame or dishonor, or a cause or source of this
(Slang) A black eye:
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  1. (Slang) A black eye:
  2. Any of various other small silvery fishes.
  3. Any of numerous small, often silvery North American freshwater fishes of the family Cyprinidae, especially one of the genus Notropis.
A black-and-blue or yellowish mark caused by this
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  1. A black-and-blue or yellowish mark caused by this
  2. The passage of blood from ruptured blood vessels into subcutaneous tissue, marked by a purple discoloration of the skin.
A small purplish spot on a body surface, such as the skin or a mucous membrane, caused by a minute hemorrhage and often seen in typhus.
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  1. A small purplish spot on a body surface, such as the skin or a mucous membrane, caused by a minute hemorrhage and often seen in typhus.
To injure without breaking the skin; bruise.
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  1. To injure without breaking the skin; bruise.
To fall in torrents:
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  1. To fall in torrents:
  2. To shape or break by repeated blows; forge:
  3. To emit sound when struck:
To cause physical harm to; hurt:
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  1. To cause physical harm to; hurt:
  2. To cause distress to; wound:
  3. To offend (one's feelings, pride, etc.); wound
To inflict a wound or wounds (on or upon); hurt; injure
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  1. To inflict a wound or wounds (on or upon); hurt; injure
  2. To inflict wounds or a wound:
  3. To inflict wounds or a wound on.
To injure without breaking the skin; bruise.
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  1. To injure without breaking the skin; bruise.
Find another word for bruise. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for bruise, like: contusion, black-and-blue mark, discoloration, abrasion, wound, swelling, blister, black eye, shiner, ecchymosis and petechia.