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Vocabulary Word

Word: contusion

Definition: bruise


Sentences Containing 'contusion'

In his final game, Brown suffered a spinal cord contusion while assisting on a tackle of New York Jets halfback Adrian Murrell in the closing game of 1997 season.

More Vocab Words

::: ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
::: courier - messenger
::: deserts - what someone deserves
::: grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
::: devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
::: bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
::: unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love
::: taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
::: impudence - impertinence; insolence
::: discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.