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Adjective
Marked by the use of wit that is intended to cause hurt feelings
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Adjective
Likely to injure or damage
Adjective
Hard to accept or bear especially emotionally
Adjective
Causing someone to feel resentful, upset, or annoyed
Noun
An act or instance of wounding or killing someone with a knife
Noun
The fact of being injured
Noun
Physical injury
Noun
The shedding or spilling of blood
Noun
A deep cut or tear in skin or flesh
Verb
(somewhat rare) Bringing harm or injury to
Verb
Present participle for inflict a wound on
“He thinks the swan was shot and we both wondered at the mindset of someone who could wound such a graceful animal.”
Verb
Present participle for to cause hurt feelings or deep resentment in
“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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