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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An injury caused by twisting a muscle or ligament in a joint without putting the bones out of place.

Usage examples (32)
  • A sprain can sometimes take longer to heal than a broken bone.
  • A third-degree sprain translates into a ligament tear.
  • They are similar to what is commonly called a sprain, but as they are
  • Hollins, who has missed the past week with a mild ankle sprain, is averaging 12.2 points and 10.4 rebounds for Fort Worth. ... for more
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