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sprain
used in As I Lay Dying

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Definition
injury to the ligaments of a joint caused by stretching them too far — most commonly injuring the ankle

(ligaments are the tough, fibrous bands that connect bones across joints)
  • Did you hear about that fellow sprained his ear?
    Section 55 — MacGowan (41% in)

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