Words Related to Health and Sickness

Words Related to Health and Sickness - General Verbs Related to Injury

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to bang
verb

to accidentally hit or get hit by something that injures or damages a part of one's body

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to bleed
verb

to lose blood from an injury or wound

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to sustain
verb

to suffer or undergo something irritating, especially an injury, disease, etc.

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to wound
verb

to be hurt or hurt someone physically

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to cut
verb

to make an incision, opening or a wound in something, especially with a sharp tool or object

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to burn
verb

to cause someone pain or discomfort

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to break
verb

to have or cause a crack and a separation in one of the bones of the body

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to bruise
verb

to make injuries, particularly ones caused by a blow appear on the skin and cause discoloration

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to crick
verb

twist (a body part) into a strained position

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to cripple
verb

to inflict severe damage to someone's body so that they are unable to walk or move properly

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to crush
verb

become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure

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to debilitate
verb

to make someone or something weaker or less effective

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to dislocate
verb

to suddenly cause a bone to move out of its original place

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to graze
verb

to cause injury to the surface of one's skin by rubbing it against something rough

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to incapacitate
verb

to injure or weaken someone in a way that one cannot live normally

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to jam
verb

crush or bruise

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to lacerate
verb

cut or tear irregularly

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to maim
verb

injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation

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to mangle
verb

destroy or injure severely

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to mutilate
verb

destroy or injure severely

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to paralyse
verb

to cause a person, animal, or part of the body to lose the ability to move or function, typically due to injury or disease

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to tear
verb

to injure a muscle, etc. by stretching it too much

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to trample
verb

injure by trampling or as if by trampling

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to twist
verb

to injure a joint, particularly one's ankle or wrist by turning it in an awkward way

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to wrench
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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to bump
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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to concuss
verb

to forcefully smack someone on the head and make them temporarily unconscious or confused

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to fracture
verb

to cause the bone to break

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to hobble
verb

to walk unsteadily or clumsily due to sustaining injuries or physical limitations

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rupture
noun

a severe injury that causes an internal organ or soft tissue to break or tear suddenly

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to scab
verb

to form a scab, a crust of dry blood that forms over a wound as it recovers

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to scald
verb

to injure oneself with hot liquid or steam

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to scratch
verb

to make small cuts or marks on a surface

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to sting
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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to scar
verb

to leave a mark on the skin after the injured tissue has healed

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to scrape
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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to sprain
verb

(of a ligament) to be suddenly twisted, which results in much pain

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to stab
verb

to push a knife or other sharp object into someone to injure or kill them

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