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To injure, damage, or 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 harm or injure by cutting
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“His insults had provoked one of his tormentors to wound him with a knife.”
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To puncture or pierce with a sharp, pointed object
“He has the Devil trodden under foot, and he will now wound him with the spear.”
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To pierce or make a hole (or holes) in
“They tear or slightly wound the surface of the tender stems and suck the juices flowing therefrom.”
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To harm or injure by shooting at
“While he stood in the open, one particularly adept sharpshooter managed to wound him in the leg.”
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To cause to feel hurt, upset, or resentful
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“The plaintiff further insists that the defendant beat him in a way calculated to wound his pride and mortify his feelings.”
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To cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress
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To mistreat or do an injustice to
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To cause pain or injury 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 inflict severe physical pain on
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To hit or strike someone or something
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To cause physical pain to
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Plural for an injury to living tissue caused by a cut, blow, or other impact
“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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Plural for 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.”
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Plural for a mark, typically from physical trauma or damage
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Plural for an injury appearing as a swollen area of discolored skin on the body
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Plural for a break or rupture in a hard object, material, or bone structure
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Plural for an act of disloyalty
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Plural for physical harm that impairs the value, usefulness, or normal function of something
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