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to knock

to knock

/ˈnɑk/
verb
to hit or strike with force, often accidentally
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He had to knock at the gate several times before the guard came to let him in.

He knocks on Ali Baba's door. '

He knocks on Ali Baba's door. '

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to limp

to limp

/ˈɫɪmp/
verb
to walk with difficulty, particularly due to a damaged or stiff leg or foot
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It's why I'm sort of limping around.

He still limped.

Benavidez limped back to the wreckage and was able to extract his wounded comrades.

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limp

limp

/ˈɫɪmp/
noun
a slow or uneven manner of walking resulting from a damaged or stiff leg or foot
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Pimps had the limp, and I'm like, "Are they hurtin'? "

Like, he still walk a little bit, but he's just got a limp.

He entered Fort Bragg with a limp.

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to paralyze

to paralyze

/ˈpɛɹəˌɫaɪz/
verb
cause to be paralyzed and immobile
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Or the wasp that paralyzes tarantulas?

Brendan is paralyzed from the neck down.

They have paralyzed the city.

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paralysis

paralysis

/pɝˈæɫəsəs/, /pɝˈæɫɪsɪs/
noun
a complete or partial loss of the ability to move and feel different parts of one's body, mainly caused by disease or an injury to the nerves
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They would turn to nerve cells and repair the damage and maybe cure the paralysis for that individual.

The second drug is pancuronium, a muscle relaxant that causes paralysis.

The second bad thing that happens if they overcome paralysis and choose they are likely to choose badly.

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to prolapse

to prolapse

/pɹˈɑːlæps/
verb
(of an organ or body parts) to slip or fall out of it's original place
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Oh no, it's prolapsing.

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to pull

to pull

/ˈpʊɫ/
verb
to damage a muscle or its attaching tendons, particularly during a workout session or any vigorous activity
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But the wind pulled his hat off.

They pushed and pulled for a long time, and then they put the cupboard down. '

And he pulled Aidan to his feet. '

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pull

pull

/ˈpʊɫ/
noun
a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments
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But the wind pulled his hat off.

They pushed and pulled for a long time, and then they put the cupboard down. '

And he pulled Aidan to his feet. '

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repetitive strain injury

repetitive strain injury

/ɹɪpˈɛɾɪtˌɪv stɹˈeɪn ˈɪndʒɚɹi/
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the pain felt in muscles, tendons, etc. caused by repeated pressure or movements
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So what you're just doomed to aggravate your repetitive strain injury?

Certain professions get repetitive strain injury.

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to rupture

to rupture

/ˈɹəptʃɝ/
verb
(of an internal organ or soft tissue) to burst or break apart suddenly
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Most buildings in Central Europe would be flattened, eardrums would rupture, and windows break across the continent.

This could rupture high-pressure gas lines, releasing gas into the air and igniting potentially deadly explosions.

But cotton swabs just push the wax in further, and you risk rupturing your eardrum or introducing an infection.

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rupture

rupture

/ˈɹəptʃɝ/
noun
a severe injury that causes an internal organ or soft tissue to break or tear suddenly
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What he might very well have had is a rupture of his intestine. -

So we are in one of those ruptures right now.

What happens after is the earthquake ruptures.

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to scab

to scab

/ˈskæb/
verb
to form a scab, a crust of dry blood that forms over a wound as it recovers
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The trees produce a gummy resin, like a scab, as a protection against the injury.

And so to me, ruminate and brooding is basically like picking at emotional scabs.

After all, they are human scabs that have been non-consensually dredged through powdered sugar.

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to scab

to scab

/ˈskæb/
verb
to form a scab, a crust of dry blood that forms over a wound as it recovers
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The trees produce a gummy resin, like a scab, as a protection against the injury.

And so to me, ruminate and brooding is basically like picking at emotional scabs.

After all, they are human scabs that have been non-consensually dredged through powdered sugar.

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scald

scald

/ˈskɔɫd/
noun
a first degree burn resulting from hot liquid or steam
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Essentially what I want to do is scald, char and blacken the skins of these tomatoes.

Scalding milk underneath the pot, that's good.

It was warm weather; he was attired in linen, and the hot coffee scalded him.

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to scald

to scald

/ˈskɔɫd/
verb
to injure oneself with hot liquid or steam
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Scalding milk underneath the pot, that's good.

It was warm weather; he was attired in linen, and the hot coffee scalded him.

It took burning...and scalding, drenching.

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scar

scar

/ˈskɑɹ/
noun
a mark that is left on one's skin after a wound or cut has healed
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The surgical scar is behind his right ear, about the size of a quarter.

Even acne that goes away within the teenage years can sometimes leave behind scars that can be permanent.

I have those scars still from this trauma, which I associate with that migration journey.

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to scar

to scar

/ˈskɑɹ/
verb
to leave a mark on the skin after the injured tissue has healed
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Another person mentioned scarring, I think.

And there was a girl that didn't have scarring.

And therefore you can permanently develop genuine weak erection with scarring and shrinking of the penis.

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to scrape

to scrape

/ˈskɹeɪp/
verb
(of skin tissue) to accidentally damage or injure by rubbing against a rough surface or with something sharp and abrasive
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[scraping] See that sound?

It goes through a laborious process of having every last hair scraped off.

First, he scrapes the hide while it's wet to remove excess moisture.

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scrape

scrape

/ˈskɹeɪp/
noun
an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
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We strike keys, blow horns, pluck strings, scrape violins with a bow, beat drums.

Jesse scrapes at the skin, pushing the hair off.

One scrape, and bowl is ready.

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to scratch

to scratch

/ˈskɹætʃ/
verb
cut the surface of; wear away the surface of
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That's where we're scratching our heads.

That's not wrong per say, but it only scratches the surface.

But Galton knew that he was barely scratching the surface of heredity.

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scratch

scratch

/ˈskɹætʃ/
noun
a wound or mark produced as a result of scratching
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We were inventing from scratch.

Here was an opportunity to study how a language could evolve from scratch in real time!

I got my start in machine learning when I decided to build a machine learning game from scratch.

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second-degree burn

second-degree burn

/sˈɛkənddɪɡɹˈiː bˈɜːn/
noun
a burn that affects the first and second layers of the skin and appears red, blistered, and can be swollen and extremely painful

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slipped disc

slipped disc

/slˈɪpt dˈɪsk/
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a painful condition resulting from one of the discs in one's spine moving out of its proper position
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He had a slight limp due to a slipped disc

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to sprain

to sprain

/ˈspɹeɪn/
verb
(of a ligament) to be suddenly twisted, which results in much pain
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I think I've sprained my wrist I've had a cold for three days now last year.

It's just probably sprained or something.

Her leg was stable, but her ankle joint was swollen, meaning she had sprained it.

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sprain

sprain

/ˈspɹeɪn/
noun
a painful injury resulting in the sudden twist of a bone or joint, particularly one's wrist or ankles
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This is the type of crash most likely to inflict a neck sprain or whiplash injury.

Those injuries included everything from sprains and blisters, to completely detached nails.

Reset a sprain, do something along those lines.

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the walking wounded

the walking wounded

/ðə wˈɔːkɪŋ wˈuːndᵻd/
noun
‌people who have sustained serious injuries in a battle or major accident but are still capable of walking

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to sting

to sting

/ˈstɪŋ/
verb
(of an animal or insect) to pierce the skin of another animal or a human's body and usually inject poison, either while facing a threat or preying
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And I was like, damn, that stings a little bit.

The woman’s son has been stung by a scorpion.

If you've ever been stung by a jellyfish you know that it's awful, lemme show you.

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sting

sting

/ˈstɪŋ/
noun
a painful infliction caused by a small sharp and pointed organ that some insects have and use to penetrate the prey and inject poison
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One sting isn't enough to kill a healthy human, but I think it hurts.

One of these creatures is thought to possess the world’s most painful insect sting.

The tarantula hawk wasp sting is, as Schmidt says, blinding, fierce, shockingly electric ...

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strain

strain

/ˈstɹeɪn/
noun
an injury to a muscle or tendon often caused by overexertion
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Scientists are trying to find a synthetic alternative to help reduce the strain on the horseshoe crab population.

Covid-19 restrictions and the emergency approval of Covid-19 vaccines has added more strain to the shipping industry.

And further cuts to those budgets in the face of the global pandemic adds extra strain.

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to sustain

to sustain

/səˈsteɪn/
verb
to suffer or undergo something irritating, especially an injury, disease, etc.
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Very few authors can sustain themselves on money earned through writing.

It's a rhythm they sustain until there's just enough clay left to shape one more.

The infrastructure is designed to sustain 75 people for five years.

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to tear

to tear

/ˈtɛɹ/, /ˈtɪɹ/
verb
to injure a muscle, etc. by stretching it too much
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The skin on the shoulder has been torn by teeth, as well as a knife!' '

The tear was created by a violent upsurge of molten rock.

Gertrude looked away, but Rhoda could see the tears in her eyes.

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third-degree burn

third-degree burn

/θˈɜːddɪɡɹˈiː bˈɜːn/
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a deep and severe burn, caused by contact with heat, radiation, or chemicals, that destroys both epidermis and dermis
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These intense temperatures can also heat up any metal you might be wearing causing third-degree burns.

Years earlier, he represented woman from Houston who also received third-degree burns from McDonald’s coffee.

So we're taking a deep dive into the man behind the third-degree burns.

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trauma

trauma

/ˈtɹɔmə/
noun
a physical injury
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Having one less level, one trauma center in the city is not a good thing.

You might have a lot of shame about your current situation or have experienced financial trauma in your past.

Their bodies showed no signs of attack or trauma.

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to twist

to twist

/ˈtwɪst/
verb
to injure a joint, particularly one's ankle or wrist by turning it in an awkward way
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The bundle is tied together and gently twisted through.

The reaction was brutal as men attacked the marchers, grabbing and twisting their breasts and generally assaulting them.

You could stare at the bright flames forever as they twist and flicker in endless incarnations.

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victim

victim

/ˈvɪktəm/, /ˈvɪktɪm/
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a person who has been harmed, injured or killed as a result of a crime, accident, etc.
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The body is subsequently taken away for a detailed examination that will establish the cause and time of the victim's death.

They help all abuse victims.

PewDiePie was a victim.

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whiplash injury

whiplash injury

/wˈɪplæʃ ˈɪndʒɚɹi/
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a neck injury caused by one's neck bending forward and back suddenly and forcefully
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This is the type of crash most likely to inflict a neck sprain or whiplash injury.

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wound

wound

/ˈwaʊnd/, /ˈwund/
noun
an injury inflicted to the body especially one that seriously damages the skin or the flesh
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Where do these wounds come from?'

Because there on the boy's hands are the wounds of two nails.

And the wounds of two nails are on his little feet. '

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to wound

to wound

/ˈwaʊnd/, /ˈwund/
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to be hurt or hurt someone physically
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He started a GoFundMe campaign to help donate Cybertrucks to veterans and wounded warriors.

And some soldiers recreated domestic life in the trenches, observing teatime and attending to healing wounded or sick comrades.

Hamlet is stabbed, but manages to wound Laertes while Gertrude downs the fatal wine.

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to wrench

to wrench

/ˈɹɛntʃ/
verb
to injure a part of one's body, particularly one's ankle or shoulder by twisting it suddenly or violently
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Sirens and ambulances heart-wrenching.

and I was really kind of wrenching on this patient here as if there's somebody who's not breathing.

By tapping into the human condition, his tragedies were heart-wrenching, and his romances were epic.

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