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bruises

noun
plural of bruise

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1 a bodily injury in which small blood vessels are broken but the overlying skin is not
  • she got quite a big bruise from walking into the corner of the table

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2 an area of skin roughened or worn away by harsh rubbing against another surface
  • bruises caused by ill-fitting hiking boots

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bruises

verb
present tense third-person singular of bruise

Synonyms of bruises (Entry 2 of 2)

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“Bruises.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bruises. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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