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Adjective
Characterized by the use of wit, especially to offend
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“These wounding comments, however clever, witty and memorable, must nevertheless have regularly left emotional scars upon those with whom he came into conflict.”
Adjective
Characterized by indignity or offensiveness
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Likely to injure or damage
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Noun
Physical injury
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The fact of being injured
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A deep cut or tear in skin or flesh
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The act of killing, especially on a mass scale
Verb
(somewhat rare) Bringing harm or injury to
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for to cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress
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Present participle for to puncture or pierce with a sharp, pointed object
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Present participle for to cause to feel upset, annoyed, or resentful
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Present participle for to hurt or injure someone physically, mentally or emotionally
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Present participle for to chew, grip or tear at something edible with one's teeth
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Present participle for to inflict severe physical pain on
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Present participle for to hit or strike someone or something
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Present participle for to cause physical pain to
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Present participle for to inflict emotional or physical harm or distress upon
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