GRE Word List


injury to tissue usually without laceration : bruise

The meaning of the word contusion is injury to tissue usually without laceration : bruise.

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rileto make agitated and angry : upset
whineto utter a high-pitched plaintive or distressed cry
draftthe act of drawing or pulling in a net
yokea wooden bar or frame by which two draft animals (such as oxen) are joined at the heads or necks for working together
causticcapable of destroying or eating away by chemical action : corrosive
cumbersomeunwieldy because of heaviness and bulk
rebuketo criticize sharply : reprimand
clefta space or opening made by or as if by splitting : fissure
obtrudeto thrust out : extrude
callowlacking adult sophistication : immature