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Noun
An injury to a person's feelings or reputation
“I have only just begun to deal with my feelings, and the wound is still raw.”
Noun
An injury to living tissue caused by a cut, blow, or other impact, typically one in which the skin is cut or broken
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“He said that the gun went off again when Mrs Thompson, bleeding from a wound to her body, tried to grapple with the gun.”
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A mark left on the skin or within body tissue where a wound, burn, or sore has not healed completely and fibrous connective tissue has developed
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Annoyance or resentment
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A crack or break in a hard object or material, typically a bone or a rock stratum
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An act of disloyalty
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Physical harm that impairs the value, usefulness, or normal function of something
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Verb
Inflict a wound on
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“He thinks the swan was shot and we both wondered at the mindset of someone who could wound such a graceful animal.”
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To cause to feel hurt, upset, or resentful
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“Challenges of this kind confront their notion of who they are, puncturing their complacency and wounding their egos, so that they are rarely able to resist responding.”
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To traumatize or cause distress to
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To hurt or injure someone physically, mentally or emotionally
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To chew, grip or tear at something edible with one's teeth
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To hit or strike someone or something
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Past tense for to move in or take a twisting or spiral course
“Ten miles of bike paths wind through the property and link up with a more extensive regional trail network.”
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Past tense for to pass (something) round a thing or person so as to encircle or enfold
“I tear off a long strip of bandage and wind it around Larry's injured shoulder.”
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Past tense for to repeatedly twist or coil (a length of something) round itself or a core
“The widow, hypnotized and enchanted, continues to wind the wool into a ball.”
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Past tense for to insert or introduce in a stealthy way
“Greed would once again wind itself into his thoughts and actions.”
Adjective
Made into a roll
Adjective
Made, growing, or arranged in curls or curves
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