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bruising

discoloration and actual hemorrhage at the site of injury, and a serious disadvantage in the meat trade. In the first 12 hours after injury the bruise is bright red, at 24 hours it is dark red, at 24 to 36 hours it loses its firm consistency and becomes watery and at 3 or more days it is an orange-red color and has a soapy feel.
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Until two years ago, two of the district's three seats were held by Democrats, and the current legislature has received some bruisingly bad publicity for cost overruns on the renovation of the county office building in Kingston.
In a tumultuous career, the turbulent narrative of which a phalanx of the finest parameter-shifting scriptwriters would fail to emulate, has there ever been a band that has bypassed convention more adroitly than the Manics, yet at the same time remained as brilliantly vital, creatively alive and bruisingly honest?
Multi-part vocals overlap and cascade in complex patterns, driven by a ringing tres guitar, maracas, metal guiro scraper and some bruisingly flayed bongos.
Despite the staid appearance and editors' solemn invocation of objective science, the fact is that medical journal journalism is bruisingly competitive these days in part because big money is at stake.
Actually, Long doesn't specify where his bruisingly funny one-act occurs.
As replayed in ``Cracks in a Sidewalk,'' his bruisingly poetic, cheerfully profane paean to his Depression-era youth, the playwright hung out with a motley crowd of entertaining misfits.
The films are Hang Up Your Brightest Colours, a bruisingly partisan but honest homage to IRA hero and icon Michael Collins (1973), and the 1982 Curious Journey, which has interviews with Republican survivors of the Troubles.