1. An injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration (synset 114312373)
  1. Injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of (synset 201495382)
    "I bruised my knee"
  2. Hurt the feelings of (synset 201797206)
    "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego"
  3. Break up into small pieces for food preparation (synset 200340078)
    "bruise the berries with a wooden spoon and strain them"
  4. Damage (plant tissue) by abrasion or pressure (synset 200260446)
    "The customer bruised the strawberries by squeezing them"

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