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sprain
used in Gone with the Wind

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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)
  • "Do you remember that afternoon when I sprained my ankle and you carried me home in your arms in the twilight?"
    2.15 (20% in)

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