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Common misspellings for sprain

spraing, sepertion, serian, spring2010, aspriing, praing, spartian, sprinle, aprin, syrain, suran, sprank, seprating, operaing, speakin, spacein, saprano, sprial, sprind, saprono, cerian, asprin, spril, sprawing, speraking, srping, sprign, spartain, spreating, setrain, surroun, spraning, operaion, neosporin, spraigned, speaing, sepakin, cerain, zofran, spruceing, raparian, fpreign, sprin, starin, splein, soraing, spriing, xplain, speartion, spraid, sporadi, sirin, superadmin, sprink, sprine, sperak, sprun, suprring, sprins, asperin, swearin, spoain, sproach, suprsing, starain, asprain, sprianed, splain, riperian, sprinke, cyprian, riparin, sperading, sjaron, seran, strayn, xeplain, sirian, sprwaling, sportin, supresion, soarin, sprak, sprwling, surprais, spran, sporan, sophrano, wisparing, speciamin, sprading, spkeaing, sprying, seranio, syrien, spirial, sarania, spraind, spraling, seperatin, ceserian, syrainge, spring11, spartin, sapration, scran, spoan, sorin, sprinf, cescerian, skrawny, disprine, strian, sopring, spareing, spean, sparenly, surpriing, asiprin, spraw, spraine, asparin, sprand, asprine, aspren, saprina, suprano, spirin, spearario, sparkign, sepertaion, spania, sparation, sprting, prain, spreadin, spaisn, asparine, aspriin, ciarin, heprian, spain, scoprion, sepriat, separarion, spirulina, snorin, sprawn, sprayign, surpriz, surpring.

Definitions of sprain

  1.   A wrenching of a part, attended by subsequent inflammation.
  2.   A severe twisting or straining of the muscles or ligaments around a joint; the condition resulting from such a twisting.
  3.   A straining or twisting of the ligaments surrounding a joint.
  4.   To strain or wrench, as a joint.
  5.   a painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligaments
  6.   To overstrain or twist, as the muscles or ligaments around a joint.
  7.   twist suddenly so as to sprain; " wrench one's ankle"; " The wrestler twisted his shoulder"; " the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell"; " I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days"
  8.   To weaken, as a joint, ligament, or muscle, by sudden and excessive exertion, as by wrenching; to overstrain, or stretch injuriously, but without luxation; as, to sprain one's ankle.
  9.   An excessive strain of the muscles of a joint.
  10.   A collective term for muscle and ligament injuries without dislocation or fracture. A sprain is a joint injury in which some of the fibers of a supporting ligament are ruptured but the continuity of the ligament remains intact. A strain is an overstretching or overexertion of some part of the musculature.
  11.   To overstrain the muscles or ligaments of a joint, so as to injure them.
  12.   To overstrain the muscles of a joint.
  13.   To cause a sprain in.
  14.   An excessive strain of the muscles or ligaments of a joint without dislocation.
  15.   Wrench of a joint.
  16.   An excessive strain of the muscles or ligaments of a joint, causing much pain.
  17.   The act or result of spraining; lameness caused by spraining; as, a bad sprain of the wrist.
  18.   To overstrain the ligaments of a joint without dislocation.
  19.   1. An injury to a joint, with possible rupture of some of the ligaments or tendons, but without dislocation or fracture. 2. To cause a sprain of a joint.

Usage examples for sprain

  1. The way to know the reach of your arm is to sprain it. ” – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  2. Some of us had to sprain ankles and make believe to step on snakes, and then Mamie Sue had to be lost and traced, only she didn't know it yet; so Tony said that we would have to start very early. ” – Phyllis by Maria Thompson Daviess
  3. That was a pretty bad sprain he had- he's all right now, though; went on practice yesterday. ” – The Tides of Barnegat by F. Hopkinson Smith
  4. The next picador, too, went down heavily under his jade and received an awkward sprain – Spanish Highways and Byways by Katharine Lee Bates
  5. “ A sprain may be a slight affair, needing only a brief rest, or it may be severe and painful enough to call for the most skillful treatment by a surgeon. ” – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  6. “ O Mairi Dhu, you gave yon sprain To poor Dun Para's arm; It is myself would have the work Undoing of the harm- I'd twist around the three- ply cord Well- knotted o'er the charm. ” – Elves and Heroes by Donald A. MacKenzie
  7. Make my compliments to Mr. Harte, and tell him that I have consulted about his leg, and that if it was only a sprain he ought to keep a tight bandage about the part, for a considerable time, and do nothing else to it. ” – Letters to His Son, 1749 by The Earl of Chesterfield
  8. He'd be damned befo' I'd bind up a sprain for him! ” – The Miller Of Old Church by Ellen Glasgow
  9. Making my way carefully across the plateau, for the ground was stiff with small holes and gullies and I had no wish to sprain my ankle, I began the descent of the opposite side. ” – A Rogue by Compulsion by Victor Bridges
  10. “ I think they dare not go back to Sprain with this, dishonour, to their King and overthrow of the Pope's credit. ” – History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  11. How is the sprain – The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill
  12. “ Mebbe 'twill save ye a sprain – Country Neighbors by Alice Brown
  13. It was not, however, a regular sprain – The Port of Adventure by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  14. “ " A slight sprain said Nanni; " he hopes it is nothing serious!" ” – A Venetian June by Anna Fuller
  15. There, Uncle Dan, now we know the Italian for sprain – A Venetian June by Anna Fuller
  16. “ A poultice of wheat bran, or rye bran, and vinegar, very soon takes down the inflammation occasioned by a sprain – The American Frugal Housewife by Lydia M. Child
  17. “ " If it had not been for this confounded sprain I should have come out all right;" and then followed the details with which the reader is acquainted, although little could be got out of Webb. ” – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  18. If I tried to lift that bench, I should sprain my wrist. ” – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey
  19. “ A sprain is relieved from the first pains by hot fomentations, or the application of very hot bandages, but entire rest is the chief permanent remedy. ” – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  20. Perhaps," I added, looking at the boot, " only a slight sprain – The Bell-Ringer of Angel's and Other Stories by Bret Harte

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