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Origin of contusion
OTHER WORDS FROM contusioncon·tu·sioned, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for contusion
Then they saw photos of the dozens of contusions and marks on his body.The first state to pass a law protecting police accused of misconduct may also be the first to repeal it.|Ovetta Wiggins|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
One guy took a horn in the thigh, suffering a baseball-sized contusion.
He did allow the doctors to check out his right leg, which had a slight contusion.
It had swelled as though it would burst his coat, but it was only a contusion, though a severe and painful one.Forging the Blades|Bertram Mitford
The despoiled bird at least gets off with nothing worse than a contusion at the base of the throat.More Hunting Wasps|J. Henri Fabre
She inquired the cause, and was greatly shocked at the frightful contusion upon my temple.Bentley's Miscellany, Volume II|Various
The gallant Captain Harman received three musket-balls in his body, and a severe contusion from a cannon-shot.How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves|W.H.G. Kingston
Thus landing without commander or colours, the Portuguese fell into contusion, and the two next in command were both slain.