Wordlist: Injuries - List 2

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break
 
to end up in two or more pieces that can't easily be reassembled; of a bone, to crack or fracture through a sudden physical strain
 
fracture
 
the act of breaking, or something that has broken, especially a bone
 
cast
 
a supportive and immobilising device used to help mend broken bones
 
burn
 
a physical injury caused by heat, electricity, radiation or caustic chemicals
 
bump
 
a swelling on the skin caused by illness or injury
 
twist
 
to turn the ends of something in opposite directions, often using force
 
sprain
 
to weaken a joint, ligament, or muscle, by sudden and excessive exertion, as by wrenching; to overstrain, or stretch injuriously, but without luxation
 
strain
 
an excessive and hurtful exertion or tension, as of the muscles; an injury resulting from violent effort
 
strain
 
to apply a force or forces to something by stretching out beyond what is normal or comfortable
 
damage
 
to make something less intact or even destroy it; to harm or cause destruction
 
bruise
 
a purplish mark on the skin due to leakage of blood from capillaries under the surface that have been damaged by a blow
 
cuts and bruises
 
 
swell
 
to become bigger than usual
 
stiff
 
of an object, hard to bend and not flexible; of muscles, or parts of the body, painful, as a result of excessive, or unaccustomed exercise
 
 
  • break
    • break, broke, broken[bɹeɪk](irregular verb)
    • Definition:
      • to end up in two or more pieces that can't easily be reassembled; of a bone, to crack or fracture through a sudden physical strain
    • Example:
      • Don't slip and break your leg.
      • Synonym(s):
        crack, fracture
  • fracture
    • fracture, fractures[ˈfɹæk.tʃɘ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the act of breaking, or something that has broken, especially a bone
    • Example:
      • The fracture needs to be treated in a hospital.
  • cast
    • cast, casts[kɑːst](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a supportive and immobilising device used to help mend broken bones
    • Example:
      • The doctor put a cast on the boy’s broken arm.
  • burn
    • burn, burns[bɜː(r)n](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a physical injury caused by heat, electricity, radiation or caustic chemicals
    • Example:
      • She had second-degree burns from falling in the bonfire.
    • bump, bumps[bʌmp](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a swelling on the skin caused by illness or injury
    • Example:
      • How did you get that bump on your head?
  • twist
    • twist[twɪst](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to turn the ends of something in opposite directions, often using force
    • Example:
      • I slipped and twisted my ankle.
      • Synonym(s):
        dislocate
  • sprain
    • sprain[spɹeɪn](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to weaken a joint, ligament, or muscle, by sudden and excessive exertion, as by wrenching; to overstrain, or stretch injuriously, but without luxation
    • Example:
      • He sprained his ankle and couldn't walk anymore.
  • strain
    • strain, strains[stɹeɪn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an excessive and hurtful exertion or tension, as of the muscles; an injury resulting from violent effort
    • Example:
      • She had a painful strain in her leg.
    • strain[stɹeɪn](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to apply a force or forces to something by stretching out beyond what is normal or comfortable
    • Example:
      • Wrap the strained area to reduce swelling.
    • damage[ˈdæmədʒ](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to make something less intact or even destroy it; to harm or cause destruction
    • Example:
      • Be careful not to damage any of the fragile items while unpacking them.
      • Synonym(s):
        harm
  • bruise
    • bruise, bruises[bɹuːz](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a purplish mark on the skin due to leakage of blood from capillaries under the surface that have been damaged by a blow
    • Example:
      • He showed his bruises to the doctor.
    • cuts and bruises(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • Julia hides her cuts and bruises with a bandage.
  • swell
    • swell, swelled, swollen[swɛl](irregular verb)
    • Definition:
      • to become bigger than usual
    • Example:
      • They were worried because his foot was swollen.
  • stiff
    • stiff[stɪf](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • of an object, hard to bend and not flexible; of muscles, or parts of the body, painful, as a result of excessive, or unaccustomed exercise
    • Example:
      • My legs are stiff after climbing that hill yesterday.
 

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break
fracture
cast
burn
bump
twist
sprain
strain
strain
damage
bruise
swell
stiff
 
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        burn
        burn
        cast
        cast
        stiff
        stiff
        bruise
        bruise
        swell
        swollen
        sprain
        sprain
        strain
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        twist
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        bump
        a swelling on the skin caused by illness or injury
        strain
        to apply a force or forces to something by stretching out beyond what is normal or comfortable
        bruise
        a purplish mark on the skin due to leakage of blood from capillaries under the surface that have been damaged by a blow
        fracture
        the act of breaking, or something that has broken, especially a bone
        break
        to end up in two or more pieces that can't easily be reassembled; of a bone, to crack or fracture through a sudden physical strain
        cuts and bruises
        burn
        a physical injury caused by heat, electricity, radiation or caustic chemicals
        twist
        to turn the ends of something in opposite directions, often using force
        swell
        to become bigger than usual
        damage
        to make something less intact or even destroy it; to harm or cause destruction
        stiff
        of an object, hard to bend and not flexible; of muscles, or parts of the body, painful, as a result of excessive, or unaccustomed exercise
        sprain
        to weaken a joint, ligament, or muscle, by sudden and excessive exertion, as by wrenching; to overstrain, or stretch injuriously, but without luxation
        strain
        an excessive and hurtful exertion or tension, as of the muscles; an injury resulting from violent effort
        cast
        a supportive and immobilising device used to help mend broken bones
         
         
         

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        twist
        to turn the ends of something in opposite directions, often using force
        cast
        a supportive and immobilising device used to help mend broken bones
        sprain
        to weaken a joint, ligament, or muscle, by sudden and excessive exertion, as by wrenching; to overstrain, or stretch injuriously, but without luxation
        bruise
        a purplish mark on the skin due to leakage of blood from capillaries under the surface that have been damaged by a blow
        fracture
        the act of breaking, or something that has broken, especially a bone
        swollen
        to become bigger than usual
        stiff
        of an object, hard to bend and not flexible; of muscles, or parts of the body, painful, as a result of excessive, or unaccustomed exercise
        burn
        a physical injury caused by heat, electricity, radiation or caustic chemicals
        strain+1
        an excessive and hurtful exertion or tension, as of the muscles; an injury resulting from violent effort
        break
        to end up in two or more pieces that can't easily be reassembled; of a bone, to crack or fracture through a sudden physical strain
         
         
         
         

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