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contuse

 [kon-to̳z´]
to bruise; to injure without breaking the skin.

contuse

/con·tuse/ (kon-tldbomacz´) to bruise; to wound by beating.

contuse

(kən-to͞oz′, -tyo͞oz′)
tr.v. con·tused, con·tusing, con·tuses
To injure without breaking the skin; bruise.

contuse

[konto̅o̅z′]
to injure a body part without breaking the skin.

con·tuse

(kŏn-tūz')
To injure a tissue without laceration.
Synonym(s): bruise (2) .
[L. contundo, contusus, to strike, beat]

contuse

to bruise; to injure without breaking the skin.
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For even though readers of La Regenta have much greater access to Ana's mind than readers of the Quijote have into Alonso Quijano's, we are made aware of how the former superimposes her story on the play, distorting it for her own purposes and contusing her fiction with Zorrilla's, much like Don Quijote does with Maese Pedro's version of the tale of Don Gaiferos.
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The use of the words variable and cost may be contusing with the measures used in cost accounting.