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bruise

Overview of noun bruise


The noun bruise has 1 sense


1. bruise, contusion -- (an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration)


Overview of verb bruise

1. bruise, contuse -- (injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of; "I bruised my knee")

2. hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite -- (hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego")

3. bruise -- (break up into small pieces for food preparation; "bruise the berries with a wooden spoon and strain them")

4. bruise -- (damage (plant tissue) by abrasion or pressure; "The customer bruised the strawberries by squeezing them")



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