sprain

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sprain
  • noun
    The result of a wrench or twist of the ligaments of a joint.
    verb
    Wrench or twist the ligaments of (an ankle, wrist, or other joint) violently so as to cause pain and swelling but not dislocation. (he left in a wheelchair after spraining an ankle)

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