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causing mental or emotional injury

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brutally forceful and compelling

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And so we do the ten miles or thereabouts in two hours and a half; breaking no bones, though bruising a great many; and in short getting through the distance, 'like a fiddle.
At length after much struggling and humping, and bruising of the wall on both sides, the door was forced open as by a battering-ram; and the locksmith, steadily regarding what appeared beyond, smote his thigh, elevated his eyebrows, opened his mouth, and cried in a loud voice expressive of the utmost consternation:
I think I can see him now, a-coming up the Strand between the two street-keepers, a little sobered by the bruising, with a patch o' winegar and brown paper over his right eyelid, and that 'ere lovely bulldog, as pinned the little boy arterwards, a-following at his heels.
said Quilp, drawing in his breath with great relish as if he were taking soup, 'you and I will have such a settling presently; there's such a scratching and bruising in store for you, my dear young friend
The 24-year-old defender suffered severe bruising on his thigh in the 5-1 Europa League play-off tie against Petrolul Ploiesti last week.
Cut at edge of top lip Large cut to left forehead Bruise on top lip Several cuts at right top lip Cut between left eyebrow and forehead Several lacerations to lower lip Haemorrhages in Several cuts on both eyes, often a sign inside of mouth of asphyxiation Large graze on Several cuts at right of chest lower mouth One fractured rib Grazes, cuts and bruising on Cut on back upper arm, of finger elbow, lower arm and hand Grazes to left knee and shin Wounds to right shin The extent of the injuries suffered by police custody death victim Sheku Bayoh can be revealed today.
O'HA EDINBURGH Chris O'Hare claimed 1500m bronze at the European Championships last night - but only after surviving a bruising battle in Zurich.
June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Because it's possible for bruising to occur after any plastic surgery procedure, Jacob D.
The father noticed bruising under the child's chin area, which Ms.
But while these steroids -- known as corticosteroids -- can be used legally by professional athletes such as baseball and football players, they can also have dangerous side effects such as easy bruising, weight gain and osteoporosis.
Bruising elsewhere makes me think that something more may be going on, so it's important to see your GP who will examine your baby all over.
Pitcher Aaron Sele actually had the only shot at catching the ball, but it deflected off his glove and away from Glaus, who dived to try to stop it and landed awkwardly, bruising the inside of his shoulder.
Ryan Cross, who had bruising which was "deliberately caused", died either from suffocation or by inhaling vomit into his lungs after his mouth was obstructed, a jury was told.
By immediately reducing the temperature of the skin and keeping it at a therapeutic temperature, we can address the swelling and bruising that normally occur after facial surgeries.
ROCK IDOL Noel Gallagher suffered cuts and heavy bruising after he and two other members of Oasis were in a head-on car smash in the US.