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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.

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::: alleviate - relieve (pain)
::: incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
::: militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
::: prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
::: decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
::: swindler - cheater
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