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 Meanings and Examples of BRUISE
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bruise
 v.  injure, as by a blow or collision; contuse; fight with the fists
Classic Sentence: (46 in 4 pages)
1  Slowly, slowly the wound to the soul begins to make itself felt, like a bruise, which only slowly deepens its terrible ache, till it fills all the psyche.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
2  But now, as the years went by, slowly, slowly, Connie felt the bruise of fear and horror coming up, and spreading in him.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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3  But the paralysis, the bruise of the too-great shock, was gradually spreading in his affective self.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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4  The bruise was deep, deep, deep.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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5  the bruise of the false inhuman war.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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6  There is, of course, the other woman, the drink, the push, the blow, the bruise, the sympathetic sister or landlady.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
7  He had been dead some days, but there was no wound or bruise upon his person to show how he had met his dreadful end.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
8  The maid had entered with us, and began once more to foment the bruise upon her mistress's brow.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
9  As though he read her mind, Rhett's hand closed upon her arm in a grip that would leave a bruise, the rough grip of a careless stranger.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
10  Their strong passions must either bruise or bend.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18
11  Men had only touched him to bruise him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
12  Then, weary of fortune, they fetch out corn spoiled by the sea and weapons of corn-dressing, and begin to parch over the fire and bruise in stones the grain they had rescued.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK FIRST
13  When she took off my night-shirt, she found such bruises on my chest and shoulders that she began to cry.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XV
14  As soon as I got a little the better of my bruises, he took me with him to Esquire Watson's, on Bond Street, to see what could be done about the matter.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
15  Stiff with wounds and bruises, Tom was a long time in accomplishing this movement; but, when done, he felt a sensible relief from the cooling application to his wounds.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
Example Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  The rupture of a blood vessel usually cause the mark of a bruise.
2  Don't drop the peaches they bruise easily.
3  He had a bruise just below his right eye.
4  She fell, but did not bruise her knee in such a soft land.
5  The trainer carefully applied the liniment to the quarterback's bruise, gently rubbing it into the skin.
6  Several police officers received medical treatment for cuts and bruises.
7  Her legs were covered in scratches and bruises after her walk through the forest.
8  He suffered from bruises and a perforated eardrum in the accident.
9  I fell off my bike yesterday hence the bruises.
10  Yesterday we took care of 11 people who evaded capture, or hid, or escaped, and they were shocked naturally, but were not physically harmed except for some bruises.
11  My leg is still very tender where it was bruised.
12  The right side of my brain had been so severely bruised that I was comatose for a month.
13  Tony emerged unscathed apart from a severely bruised finger.
14  Divorce generally leaves both partners feeling rather bruised.
15  He fell and bruised himself/his leg.