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accident

accident

/ˈæksədənt/
noun
an unexpected and unpleasant event that occurs by chance, usually causing damage or injury
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Tooth loss was common among our early ancestors due to accidents, infection, and disease.

That year the 24-year-old woman lost her left arm in a motorcycle accident.

While she was recovering from her accident, she worried about her future.

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to bang

to bang

/ˈbæŋ/
verb
to accidentally hit or get hit by something that injures or damages a part of one's body
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Her neighbor is banging on the door.

Banging your fist on your child’s tiny arm is not a joke.

Yell at it, bang my head against something, hand, or sometimes head.

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banged up

banged up

/bˈæŋɡd ˈʌp/
adjective
harmed or injured
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I'm pretty banged up out here and I could really use your help!

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battered

battered

/ˈbætɝd/
adjective
hurt or injured by frequent beatings or punishment
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Amazon was the last dagger in an already battered brand.

Her battered body was discovered six days later.

And a mentally battered Kelly picks up the scraps Nicki was smart enough to leave behind.

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bite

bite

/ˈbaɪt/
noun
a wound made by an animal's teeth or insect
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When a female mosquito bites a human, the mosquito draws off blood.

Well, she has her two top incisors, but she just does a gummy bite.

I wanna say it has some bite to it.

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black eye

black eye

/blˈæk ˈaɪ/
noun
an area of bruised skin surrounding the eye caused by a blow
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We wanted to look at horrible dark eyes, like the black eyes of a shark.

So I go to rehab, and I have a black eye from the fight, you know?

Sensing a chance to give Napoleon a black eye, the British decided to intervene.

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to bleed

to bleed

/ˈbɫid/
verb
to lose blood from an injury or wound
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It's bleeding badly!"

And for a few weeks I had been bleeding from bits that you shouldn't bleed from.

Now, the city of Tokyo, the International Olympic Committee, and athletes themselves are bleeding cash.

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blister

blister

/ˈbɫɪstɝ/
noun
a swollen area on the skin filled with liquid, caused by constant rubbing or by burning
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This pointless battle results in the redness, itching, and oozing blisters known as contact dermatitis.

His blisters are making me gag.

- Ooh, goody, popping blisters is my favorite part.

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to break

to break

/ˈbɹeɪk/
verb
to have or cause a crack and a separation in one of the bones of the body
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The ropes often broke and the lifts fell to the ground.

How did he break it?'

He kicked it too hard, and it broke the window of a house and fell inside.

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break

break

/ˈbɹeɪk/
noun
a fracture in a hard tissue, such as bone
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A small break in a pipe can eventually create a sinkhole that swallows whatever stood above it.

This magma pushed in along a break where two plates of Earth's crust meet.

The ropes often broke and the lifts fell to the ground.

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broken

broken

/ˈbɹoʊkən/
adjective
cracked or shattered; physically separated into pieces
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When they got to the trees, they found five sheep with broken necks, but no monster.

Oh oh oh oh When they're too broken to know what they put you through

but I wanted to try to figure out how to make a video that wasn't a broken record.

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to bruise

to bruise

/ˈbɹuz/
verb
to make injuries, particularly ones caused by a blow appear on the skin and cause discoloration
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If you have really high tendency towards bruising, it's nice to take oral arnica.

And so, you just get bumps and bruises we you do these things.

And finally, after two bruising days, the man from Missouri wound up on the ticket.

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bruise

bruise

/ˈbɹuz/
noun
an injury on the skin that appears as a dark mark, caused by a blow involving the rupture of vessels underneath
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There's significant bruises.

" The only issue with Botox is if you get a bruise, but there really isn't downtime.

That that these really are bumps and bruises between atoms, that it's probabilistic and it's messy

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to bump

to bump

/ˈbəmp/
verb
to accidentally hit a part of one's body against something, especially with great force and in a way that causes injury
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It’ll stay there, but if something bumps it, down it goes.

It’ll bump the regions around it, and they’ll drop.

Those little molecules and atoms bumping around against your hands as you wave them around.

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bump

bump

/ˈbəmp/
noun
a swelling on the body caused by illness or injury
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They said it was impossible to know a person's personality by analyzing head bumps.

If so, a doctor could learn about a person's behavior by analyzing these bumps.

He could analyze the location and size of the bumps on the skull.

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burn

burn

/ˈbɝn/
noun
a mark or injury that is caused by exposure to fire, acid, or heat
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Hospitals use it in transfusions to treat burns, liver failure, and more recently, COVID-19.

We have what we call like a slow burn in teaching.

Or he had his day's work burned onto a CD.

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burnt

burnt

/ˈbɝnt/
adjective
damaged by or injured with extreme heat due to having contact with heated objects or exposure to harmful chemicals

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to concuss

to concuss

/kənkˈʌs/
verb
to forcefully smack someone on the head and make them temporarily unconscious or confused
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Weiss, I think she's concussed!

I've never been concussed by light, but--

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concussed

concussed

/kənkˈʌst/
adjective
temporarily dizzy or unconscious after a bump, blow, or jolt to the head

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concussion

concussion

/kənˈkəʃən/
noun
a momentary loss of consciousness provoked by a hard blow on the head
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Each year in the United States, players of sports and recreational activities receive between 2.5 and 4 million concussions.

This combination of events causes a concussion.

Luckily, the majority of concussions fully heal and symptoms disappear within a matter of days or weeks.

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contusion

contusion

/kənˈtuʒən/
noun
an injury that leaves a bruise and causes extreme pain but doesn't break the skin tissue
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A lot of contusions, broken bones.

I have contusions, lacerations and internal bleeding.

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to cripple

to cripple

/ˈkɹɪpəɫ/
verb
to inflict severe damage to someone's body so that they are unable to walk or move properly
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The pandemic has crippled many industries, but restaurants have had an especially challenging year.

And thousands of small businesses crippled by the pandemic are not represented in the stock market at all.

Dinkins had inherited a city in turmoil, crippled by crime, crack, homelessness and corruption scandals.

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crippling

crippling

/ˈkɹɪpəɫɪŋ/, /ˈkɹɪpɫɪŋ/
adjective
Inflicting damage or injuries so severe that causes a person to be physically disabled
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This shutdown is really crippling.

First, crippling Sony's internal systems, then leaking five Sony movies online.

So did Albert grow up with a crippling phobia of fur and beards?

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to cut

to cut

/ˈkət/
verb
to make an incision, opening or a wound in something, especially with a sharp tool or object
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Who do you think cut that man's hair?

He knew that surgery was dangerous Patients often developed infections where their skin was cut.

A shoe factory, for example, once needed many workers to cut leather and sew the pieces together.

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cut

cut

/ˈkət/
noun
a wound made by cutting
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But not everything makes the cut.

Who do you think cut that man's hair?

He knew that surgery was dangerous Patients often developed infections where their skin was cut.

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dead leg

dead leg

/dˈɛd lˈɛɡ/
noun
an injury inflicted to one's leg as a result of a numbing blow to the upper thigh that crushes the muscle against the bone

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to dislocate

to dislocate

/ˈdɪsɫoʊkeɪt/
verb
to suddenly cause a bone to move out of its original place
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The pressure of more powerful sounds can even dislocate the ossicular chain or burst an eardrum.

It's jaw is dislocated.

and I thought he was going to dislocate a hip from swishing so hard.

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electric shock

electric shock

/ɪlˈɛktɹɪk ʃˈɑːk/
noun
a trauma caused by a physical reaction to electrical currents flowing through one's body
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He decided to demonstrate how he could stop a turkey’s heart with electric shock...

Remember that woman who got electric shocks for taking too long in the bathroom?

There are real-world animals that can generate electric shocks - in fact, this ability has independently evolved six times!

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first-degree burn

first-degree burn

/fˈɜːstdɪɡɹˈiː bˈɜːn/
noun
a mild burn that only affects the outer layer of the skin

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fracture

fracture

/ˈfɹækʃɝ/, /ˈfɹæktʃɝ/
noun
a crack or break in a bone or other hard substance
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OK I couldn't even tell which fracture happened first.

Both fractures happen at what seems to be the same time.

Let's watch another one and see if vibration has anything to do with that second fracture.

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to fracture

to fracture

/ˈfɹækʃɝ/, /ˈfɹæktʃɝ/
verb
to cause the bone to break
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but it was also fracturing amid waves of ethnic feeling.

Whether it's going to fracture?

It's less likely to fracture.

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to graze

to graze

/ˈɡɹeɪz/
verb
to cause injury to the surface of one's skin by rubbing it against something rough
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Even beasts enjoy more freedom when they are allowed to graze in the fields.

Farmers even grazed cattle in them, believing graveyard grass made for sweeter milk.

You can see Rami's thigh is grazed by the bullet.

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harm

harm

/ˈhɑɹm/
noun
any physical injury to the body, especially one inflicted deliberately that is caused by a person or an event
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Things like that do way more harm than they do good.

Self harm was indeed a thing.

And when I was 21, the self harm, it did happen.

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hernia

hernia

/ˈhɝniə/
noun
a condition in which part of an organ squeezes through an opening in the muscle or tissue that holds it in place
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We're talking about belly-button hernias.

You develop a hernia.

When I was recovering from my hernia surgery, fun fact, I had an inguinal hernia.

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herniated disc

herniated disc

/hˈɜːnɪˌeɪɾᵻd dˈɪsk/
noun
a painful condition in which one of the disks between the bones of the spine bulges outside its usual area

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to hit

to hit

/ˈhɪt/
verb
to accidentally strike a part of our body against something
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When it's his turn at bat, he hits the ball into the outfield.

SUMMER FUN UNDER SCRUTINY When summer hits, it's amusement park season.

Harry didn't stop his car at some traffic-lights when they were red, and he hit another car.

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to hobble

to hobble

/ˈhɑbəɫ/
verb
to walk unsteadily or clumsily due to sustaining injuries or physical limitations
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I hobbled the male side together

Freddie’s grand plan was to hobble France and gobble up Saxony for Berlin.

And then she hobbled out of this bodega.

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