toggle menu
1000+ books

in a sentence

show 27 more with this conextual meaning
  • Both arms were broken, along with multiple lacerations, contusions, I suspect internal injuries and a severe concussion.†   (source)
  • Then those troubling eyes, the color of contusions, refocused on the twenty-dollar bill.†   (source)
  • Only spent a couple hours at most in the river; the contusions and lacerations are evident.†   (source)
  • There were no lacerations or obvious contusions, but that meant nothing; serious brain trauma was still possible.†   (source)
  • We were suffering bruises, contusions, and flesh wounds—and we weren't doing Igli any damage, Oh, he screamed like a TV grunt & groaner every time one of us twisted an ear or bent back a finger, but we weren't really hurting him and he was decidedly hurting us.†   (source)
  • He saw the black and blue marks on Blomkvist's face and the contusions on his chest.†   (source)
  • Jesus, brain contusions, collapsed lung.†   (source)
  • The question mark is still the brain contusions.†   (source)
  • "I've got some nasty bruises and contusions, and I ache all over.†   (source)
  • By the light of a lantern, he had examined himself and found: left clavicle fractured; multiple abrasions and lacerations of face and body, including deep cuts on the chin, back, and legs; extensive contusions on chest and trunk: a couple of ribs possibly fractured.†   (source)
  • Both contusion and concussion of the brain had occurred.†   (source)
  • Dr. Halpin, assistant house surgeon of the City of Dublin Hospital, stated that the deceased had two lower ribs fractured and had sustained severe contusions of the right shoulder.†   (source)
  • The head had received a severe contusion, but he had seen greater injuries recovered from: he was by no means hopeless; he spoke cheerfully.†   (source)
  • …before the passengers were well collected together; and a careful investigation being instituted, it appeared that the lady inside had broken her lamp, and the gentleman his head; that the two front outsides had escaped with black eyes; the box with a bloody nose; the coachman with a contusion on the temple; Mr Squeers with a portmanteau bruise on his back; and the remaining passengers without any injury at all—thanks to the softness of the snow-drift in which they had been overturned.†   (source)
  • Some sprained shoulders, wrists, and ankles; livid contusions; wrenched harpoons and lances; inextricable intricacies of rope; shattered oars and planks; all these were there; but no fatal or even serious ill seemed to have befallen any one.†   (source)
  • Benjamin received a severe contusion from the recoil of his gun, which produced a short stupor, during which period the ex-steward was prostrate on the ground.†   (source)
  • Lydgate leaped and climbed, he hardly knew how, on to the stage, and was active in help, making the acquaintance of his heroine by finding a contusion on her head and lifting her gently in his arms.†   (source)
  • Deeds of violence, brutalities, contusions, fractures; this is the work of the revolutions from Luther to Mirabeau.†   (source)
  • He studied the science of herbs, the science of unguents; he became an expert in fevers and in contusions, in sprains and abcesses.†   (source)
  • Plus more contusions than I care to count.†   (source)
  • He left to a chorus of respectful good nights, looking more relaxed than he had in days, in spite of the pain from scrapes, cuts, and assorted contusions.†   (source)
  • Jones received this full in his eyes, and it had infinitely a stronger effect on him than all the contusions which he had received before.†   (source)
  • "—"Well, sir," said the surgeon, "then I shall not tire your patience; in short, within six weeks my patient was able to walk upon his legs as perfectly as he could have done before he received the contusion.†   (source)
  • I was once, I remember, called to a patient who had received a violent contusion in his tibia, by which the exterior cutis was lacerated, so that there was a profuse sanguinary discharge; and the interior membranes were so divellicated, that the os or bone very plainly appeared through the aperture of the vulnus or wound.†   (source)
  • Contusions and lacerations are often attended with worse phaenomena, and with more fatal consequences, than fractures.†   (source)
  • No, no, people are not so soon well of such contusions; but, sir, I am not at this time of day to be instructed in my operations by a patient, and I insist on making a revulsion before I dress you.†   (source)
  • People who know nothing of the matter conclude, if the skull is not fractured, all is well; whereas, I had rather see a man's skull broke all to pieces, than some contusions I have met with.†   (source)
▲ show less (of above)