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Definition of "bruising" []

  • Present participle of bruise. (verb)
  • A violent physical attack on a person. (noun)

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Use "bruising" in a sentence
  • "• Rand Paul organiser in bruising tussle against protester• Barack Obama to campaign in Virginia this week• California Senate race looks brighter for Democrats"
  • "The bruising from the impact including the safety harness was really severe."
  • "Faecal matter and toilet paper are never shown, perhaps reflecting American squeamishness, though evidence of anal intercourse and vaginal bruising is spoken of like tennis scores."