Difference between bruise and scrub
- break up into small pieces for food preparation
- injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of
- damage (plant tissue) by abrasion or pressure
- hurt the feelings of
- an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
Suffice to say there are a few bruised knees.
Most had fresh bruises, which he himself no doubt had inflicted, and looked to be even easier pushovers than before.
He got more bruises and cuts, muscle pulls and strains than he could remember.
- postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled
- clean with hard rubbing
- wash thoroughly
- dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
- the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water
- (of domestic animals) not selectively bred
The principals of the local schools could be counted on for a couple of fresh scrubbed altar boys in charge of polished crucifix, candlesticks and dangerously toxic swinging thuribles.
Before scrubbing, gowning, and gloving, the surgeon usually performs a rectal examination and proctoscopy to suction out any remaining stool in the distal rectum.
Tru hung her gown away safely, then tore off her sweat-soaked uniform before she sloshed water all over her body, scrubbing away her stench with soap.