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 ?
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
A schoolgirl was battered and bruised after an unprovoked attack filmed by fellow pupils on their mobile phones.