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contuse

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Verb (transitive)
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con=tuse

CIDE DICTIONARY

contusev. t. [L. contusus, p. p. of contundere to beat, crush; con- + tundere to beat, akin to Skr. tud (for stud) to strike, Goth. stautan. See Stutter.].
  •  To beat, pound, or bray together.  [1913 Webster]
    "Roots, barks, and seeds contused together."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To bruise; to injure or disorganize a part without breaking the skin.  [1913 Webster]
Contused wound, a wound attended with bruising.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

contuse, v.tr. injure without breaking the skin; bruise.

Derivative
contusion n.
Etymology
L contundere contus- (as COM-, tundere thump)

ROGET THESAURUS

contuse

Pulverulence

VB come to dust, be disintegrated, be reduced to powder reduce to powder, grind to powder, pulverize, comminute, granulate, triturate, levigate, scrape, file, abrade, rub down, grind, grate, rasp, pound, bray, bruise, contuse, contund, beat, crush, cranch, craunch, crunch, scranch, crumble, disintegrate, attenuate.


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