Definition of sprain:
sophisticate, release, change by reversal, disable, fracture, wind, grow, cut, reverse, concussion, wrick, bruise, distort, harm, become, move around, writhe, call on, squirm, wound, flex, burn, rick, twist around, convolute, turn, health, wriggle, wring, plough, twine, sour, injury, wrench, bend, self-injury, bruising, twist, worm, work, strain, change state, wrestle, pervert, plow, curve, deform, overstrain, scrape, loss, break, ferment, injure, turn over.
- "Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903", Lucy Maud Montgomery.
- "Daddy Takes Us Skating", Howard R. Garis.
If the Sprain is very slight and moderate, a Plunging of the Part into cold Water is excellent; but if this is not done at once immediately after the Sprain, or if the Contusion is violent, it is even hurtful.- "Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health", Samuel Auguste David Tissot.