a mark caused by a blow or fall, resulting in discoloring of the skin of a human, animal, or fruit but not breaking of the skin
cause a bruise on
"I bruised my knee"
"She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"
"This remark really bruised my ego"
"bruise the berries with a wooden spoon and strain them"
"The customer bruised the strawberries by squeezing them"
An Iron Rod to bruise and breake Thy disobedience.
She was bruising his most vulnerable feelings.
出自： J. Heller