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
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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.
Heidelberg Castle must have been very beautiful before the French battered and bruised and scorched it two hundred years ago.
LABOUR MP Chris Bryant has said he would not belittle "battered and bruised" MPs if he becomes the next Speaker.
In an interview, a source informed that the 30-year-old actress texted her during an alleged attack last December, and the concerned friend rushed to the couple's LA pad, where she claims she discovered Heard battered and bruised, reports News.com.au.
She later admits she was left "battered and bruised" after denying MPs a vote on the controversial European Arrest Warrant.
But, writing in the Radio Times, she said she has been left battered and bruised from the dance moves with partner Kevin Clifton.
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).
HULL FC and Hull KR will resume one of the most hostile rivalries in rugby league this weekend, with Hull coach Richard Agar admitting that the three meetings between the two last season left his players "battered and bruised".
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.
A cleaner at the hotel found Legg's battered and bruised body a day after the pair stayed there but Griffin, from Warrington, had vanished..
Vincent Rice, 41, of Ludlow Road, Kidderminster, punched a taxi driver leaving him battered and bruised because he was angry at the way the man had spoken to him, said Mark Rees, prosecuting at Wolverhampton Crown Court.
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.
A MAN was left battered and bruised after a doorstep robbery.
"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.