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 Meanings and Examples of INJURE
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injure
 v.  do harm to; inflict damage; do injustice to
Classic Sentence: (102 in 7 pages)
1  "Thou wilt but injure thyself by the attempt, noble knight," replied his attendant.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
2  Do not let him injure his own cause by interference.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
3  Mr. Brownlow's indignation was greatly roused; but reflecting perhaps, that he might only injure the boy by giving vent to it, he suppressed his feelings and submitted to be sworn at once.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
4  I thought it might disturb you in your business, and that you might throw up your situation, or injure your prospects in some way because of it, so I said nothing.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 8 Firmness Is Discovered in a Gentle Heart
5  He spoke to me as if I opposed him to injure him.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 6 Yeobright Goes, and the Breach Is Complete
6  In conclusion, I say that these colonies are not costly, they are more faithful, they injure less, and the injured, as has been said, being poor and scattered, cannot hurt.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER III — CONCERNING MIXED PRINCIPALITIES
7  For men injure either from fear or hatred.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII — CONCERNING NEW PRINCIPALITIES WHICH ARE ACQ...
8  Fortresses, therefore, are useful or not according to circumstances; if they do you good in one way they injure you in another.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX — ARE FORTRESSES, AND MANY OTHER THINGS TO WHI...
9  I knew that if we failed it would injure the whole race.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter IX.
10  Alcinous went on board and saw everything so securely stowed under the ship's benches that nothing could break adrift and injure the rowers.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XIII
11  Your influence, sir, is evidently potent with him: he will never set you at defiance or wilfully injure you.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
12  Well, you too have power over me, and may injure me: yet I dare not show you where I am vulnerable, lest, faithful and friendly as you are, you should transfix me at once.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
13  But again when I reflected that they had spurned and deserted me, anger returned, a rage of anger, and unable to injure anything human, I turned my fury towards inanimate objects.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 16
14  Nothing could replace him, therefore, in her former esteem, nor injure the interests of Colonel Brandon.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47
15  If you mean, Miss Havisham, what have you done to injure me, let me answer.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLIX
Example Sentence: (42 in 3 pages)
16  He winced as she stood on his injured foot.
17  A bomb went off, and many people were injured by flying glass.
18  Over a hundred people were injured, in several cases seriously.
19  I wasn't badly hurt, but I injured my thigh and had to limp.
20  Eight people, including two children, were injured in the explosion.
21  Angus injured his leg playing rugby yesterday.
22  Two police officers were injured in scuffles with fans at Sunday's National Football League contest.
23  None of the passengers and crew were injured.
24  He was injured in a Saturday-night fracas outside a disco.
25  Stewart was injured in a collision with another player.
26  Cole was recalled to the squad to replace the injured Quinn.
27  The England manager will be naming a new captain, to replace the injured David Beckham.
28  He was injured as a result of boiler explosion.
29  He was injured, and spent the last few weeks of the season on the bench.
30  They encountered serious problems when two members of the expedition were injured.