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What is another word for hurts?

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(of a bodily part) To suffer pain
“My muscles would hurt after I lifted weights for the first time in years.”
To cause pain or injury to
“Jerry managed to hurt Tom by smacking him in the face with a cue stick.”
To cause emotional distress to someone
“His brash comments on social media would hurt a great many people who read them.”
To cause pain through mistreatment
“Be wary of individuals who deliberately hurt others without empathy for their own personal gain.”
To be detrimental to
“Various scientists suggest that global warming will hurt the environment in many ways.”
Plural for pain, or any unpleasant physical sensation
“The hurt he was feeling was far worse than the hurt from his eye or his arm or his ribs, all of which did hurt terribly.”
Plural for emotional pain or distress
“Kevin's insensitive remarks would cause hurt to various sections of the community.”
Plural for a physical injury
“Froch was battered during the fight, and his physical hurt was equaled only by his heartache in defeat.”
Plural for an event or action that causes pain or suffering
“He had grown stronger and wiser from the hurt he had experienced in the past.”
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