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Synonyms for wound

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for wound

marked tissue damage, especially when produced by physical injury

to cause physical damage to


to inflict physical or mental injury or distress on

to cause suffering or painful sorrow to

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Synonyms for wound

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Pte Sean Benton, 20, from Hastings, East Sussex, was found dead with bullet wounds at the barracks in June 1995, just months before Pte James's death.
"But the important thing is that there was no bullet wound, no trauma," Mr Grey said.
A state trooper just sent you a moose's severed hind leg, which contains a bullet wound. The trooper also said that an eyewitness reported seeing someone shooting the moose and then fleeing the crime scene with the rest of the animal's body.
Further, Spangler said he smothered his son with a pillow after shooting him because the bullet wound was not lethal.
L November 1995 - Pte Cheryl James, 18, of Llangollen, Denbighshire, was found dead with a single bullet wound to the head at the barracks - headquarters of the Royal Logistical Corps.
My mother called 911, and suddenly a fireman was there and said it was a bullet wound. My sister was hospitalized for 34 days, and today she is a healthy 12-year-old.
Brigade SHO Nand Lal said that Riaz received a single bullet wound in the neck and was in a critical condition while his wife sustained a gunshot in the leg and was out of danger.
Besides, a woman also sustained a bullet wound in her leg.
Nagbe of the THT Health Center told reporters on the day of the incident that the wound was a bullet wound. She said the bullet came from the back and penetrated through the victim's neck.
Police identified the victim as John Ryan De Jesus, a resident of Barangay Rubber, who sustained a bullet wound to the head.
There was a close-range bullet wound on the left side of his head, and blood stains showed another bullet wound to his thorax.
The man, who sustained a head bullet wound and multiple bodily injuries, reportedly left his family home and was missing for a while before he was found, the police report added.
While on duty at the base he was found with a single bullet wound to the head just hours after cheerfully chatting with his mother.
Syma Jamil, 25, suffered a bullet wound in her leg when she was shot by rebel gunmen while she was at the wheel of a jeep carrying volunteers through war-torn Namibia.
McGartland said it would be months before he was fully recovered and pointed to one bullet wound which he claimed if it had been "a few inches either way, I'd have been dead".