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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

cruising for a bruising

slang Acting in a way that is likely to result in punishment or harm. Oh, you're cruising for a bruising talking to me like that!
See also: bruise, cruise

cruising for a bruising

 and cruisin' for a bruisin'
Sl. asking for trouble. You are cruising for a bruising, you know that? Who's cruisin' for a bruisin'?
See also: bruise, cruise

cruising for a bruising

heading or looking for trouble. informal, chiefly North American
1998 Times The problem…is the unrealistic value of the Hong Kong dollar…it has been cruising for a bruising for most of last year.
See also: bruise, cruise

bruised

(bruzd)
mod. alcohol intoxicated. I am bruised. My head hurts, and my gut feels yucky.
See also: bruise

cruising for a bruising

and cruisin’ for a bruisin’
in. asking for trouble. You are cruising for a bruising, you know that?
See also: bruise, cruise
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I didn't want to It's left me with the most amazing array of bruises.
According to Wittenberg, bruise relief is an emerging subsegment within the first aid category due to three broad audiences:
Amelia Clifford suffered an 'unexplained' bruise on her head after a stay at Prince Charles Hospital
There were multiple, evenly placed, zigzagshaped bruise lines on the lateral and anterior aspect of the left arm (Figure 1), continuing across the anterior aspect of the left shoulder, extending on to the anterior left chest wall, and running obliquely downwards to the xiphisternum (Figure 2).
A natural solution, 4 Kids Bumps 'n Bruises with Arnica contains no aspirin, acetaminophen, ibuprofen, naproxen, pseudoephedrine or dextromethorphan, Hyland's noted.
Entries included three bruises across a person's chest, a large bruise to the left thigh, a bruise to the back of a left hand and bruise to a right hip.
The mother, who cannot be named for legal reasons, claimed that bruises to her daughter's face were caused by falls, and that many others on her back were caused by a friend's child who used to pinch her.
The father also noticed bruises on the girl's abdomen and back area, which Ms.
She revealed that her love life has become a disaster and said after her first day she was covered from head to toe in bruises, with massive black and blue marks up and down her legs, on her tummy and all over my boobs as well.
Red flags of suspicion should go up if you see multiple bruises or lacerations, or see them in unusual locations.
Can Then she sent a message to Michelle: "I have bruises this morning .
Red flags of suspicion should go up if there are multiple bruises or lacerations, or if they are in unusual locations.
The fruits were left for 24 h after dropping for the bruises to develop fully.
A Getting bruises is an inevitable aspect of aging, the result of thinning skin and capillaries that are more easily prone to rupture.