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    sprain

    sprain - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sprain

    Definition
    (noun) a painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligaments Definition
    (verb) twist suddenly so as to sprain
    Synonyms : rick , turn , twist , wrench , wrick
    Example Sentence
    • wrench one's ankle
    • The wrestler twisted his shoulder
    • the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell
    • I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days
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