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Noun: wound  woond
  1. An injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
    - lesion
  2. A casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
    - injury, combat injury
  3. A figurative injury (to your feelings or pride)
    "he feared that mentioning it might reopen the wound"; "deep in her breast lives the silent wound"; "The right reader of a good poem can tell the moment it strikes him that he has taken an immortal wound--that he will never get over it"
  4. The act of inflicting a wound
    - wounding
Verb: wound  woond
  1. Cause injuries or bodily harm to
    - injure
  2. Cause (somebody) emotional pain or offence
    - hurt, injure, bruise, offend, spite
Verb: wind[2] (wound,winding,winds)  wInd
  1. Coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem
    - wind up
  2. Raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
    - hoist, lift
  3. Arrange or coil around
    - wrap, roll, twine
  4. To move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
    "the river winds through the hills";
    - weave, thread, meander, wander
  5. Extend in curves and turns
    "The road winds around the lake";
    - twist, curve
  6. Form into a wreath
    - wreathe

Derived forms: wounds, wounded, wounding

Type of: arouse, be, bring up, damage, displace, distress, elevate, elicit, enkindle [literary], enlace, entwine, evoke, fasten, fire, get up, go, harm, hurt, injury, interlace, intertwine, interwind, intwine [archaic], kindle, lace, lift, locomote, loss, move, personnel casualty, provoke, raise, scathe [archaic], suffering, tighten, trauma, travel, twine

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