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sprain
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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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)
  • You take one bad step in a million, sprain an ankle, and then you find out how far from civilization you really are.
    Part 3 (10% in)

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