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contusion

con·tu·sion

contusion

 
pronunciation:
kn tu zhn [or] kn tyu zhn
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part of speech: noun
definition: an injury that does not involve laceration of the skin; bruise.
synonyms:
bruise
similar words:
abrasion, hurt, injury, sore
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derivation: contusioned (adj.)