bone-crunching

bone-crunching

Extremely fierce, violent, harsh, or of great impact. There was a bone-crunching collision between the two cyclists on the road. The two teams played a bone-crunching game last night.
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Lawrence weathers these bone-crunching blows, then shatters her character's soul to smithereens when she thinks no one is looking, in the service of a tightly-woven narrative, threaded with betrayal and daring double-crosses.
Subtlety is placed in detention in the opening frames while plausibility is expelled for the crude, bone-crunching finale.
But it spread as his bone-crunching tackles were enjoyed - or feared - worldwide.
The force of the blows were such she described them as bone-crunching.
Highlights include hippos joining forces with fish for a full-body exfoliation and ravens inviting wolverines over for some bone-crunching assistance with their dinner.
PRINCE Harry took two bone-crunching falls in a polo match yesterday - and still came up grinning.
Gorgodze, the number eight nicknamed Gorgodzilla for his mighty bulk, was named man of the match after leading by example in a tense and bone-crunching encounter.
More propulsive than many a car chase and as bone-crunching as any chopsocky fistfight, the professional bicycle races that drive Dante Lam's "To the Fore" rep a feat of action choreography and virtuoso lensing seldom seen in a Hong Kong sports movie.
The mission entangles Nick with colourful characters on the Las Vegas strip and bone-crunching brawls ensue, in a story adapted for the screen by William Goldman from his own novel.
As you'd expect from a Statham movie, there's no end of bone-crunching violence, much of it in stylised slow-motion.
The loss of the great Dave Mackay this week highlights the passing of a generation of giants, who were admired as much for their bone-crunching challenges as a Wayne Rooney overhead kick is lauded today.
Prepare for a scrum to bag the best place on the sofa, as one of the most bone-crunching sporting spectacles of the year explodes onto the small screen.
We've got Bill Nighy in Simon Pegg's original bone-crunching rib-tickler.
Judging by the response of the public audience I saw this foreign language film with, little of its bone-crunching thrill is lost in translation.