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1‘an injured player’
hurt, wounded, harmed, sore, damaged, bruised, on the sick list, disabled
maimed, mutilated, deformed, mangled, crushed, shattered, smashed, broken, fractured
British informal knackered, gammy
Australian NZ informal crook
2‘they were required to render compensation to the injured party’
wronged, offended, abused, maltreated, mistreated, ill-treated, ill-used, harmed
defamed, vilified, maligned, insulted, dishonoured, impugned, denigrated
3‘‘No doubt you would’ she replied in an injured tone’
upset, hurt, wounded, reproachful, offended, piqued, pained, aggrieved
unhappy, cut to the quick, put out, disgruntled, displeased
British informal not best pleased
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