bruised and battered

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bruised and battered

Injured and/or thoroughly worn down, as from an assault or an exhausting, physically trying experience. He drank too much at the bar, got into a fight, and showed up at our door all bruised and battered. The home team, though bruised and battered, emerged victorious from the tough match.
See also: and, batter, bruise
References in classic literature ?
Heidelberg Castle must have been very beautiful before the French battered and bruised and scorched it two hundred years ago.
He was battered and bruised and covered with blood from Numa and dirt from the trail, yet not for an instant did he lessen the ferocity of his mad attack nor his grim hold upon the back of his antagonist.
The Welsh qualifications system has become a little battered and bruised in recent weeks due to the GCSE fiasco, and so getting the leadership of this body correct is a key component of reinstalling confi-dence.
Starring Sweet Sixteen star Martin Compston, it then shows women battered and bruised.
The attack leaves her battered and bruised, and at the hospital Will is approached by an enigmatic stranger called Simon (Guy Pearce).
COPS were last night hunting a gang of three after a teenager was left battered and bruised by thugs who attacked him with a baseball bat.
He isabit battered and bruised and he has a black eye.
Feisty biker Jo Stiles' recent gripping storylineis a domestic violence plot, where she is battered and bruised at the hands of her violent husband Andy, played by Kelvin Fletcher.
He is feeling very battered and bruised, but fortunately nothing is broken, and he will make a decision on when to resume riding after talking to his guv'nor," said Kennemore's agent Russ James.
DANCING on Ice star Ulrika Jonsson claims the new man in her life has left her battered and bruised.
By the end of filming, both were battered and bruised.
That's what keeps us coming back for more, even all battered and bruised.
HERE'S the moment Thai conwoman Orchid returns to Corrie - all battered and bruised,
Kuszczak is now awaiting delivery of a new front bumper for his rather battered and bruised Mercedes
The Swede 34, was battered and bruised after a string of high-speed crashes but still won the Slovenian GP to open up an 11-point lead over Jason Crump.