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10-10-2012, 04:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Socratic Method Man View Post
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hurt past participle, past tense of hurt Verb: Cause physical pain or injury to: "Ow! You're hurting me!"; "does acupuncture hurt?".
Noun: Physical injury; harm.
Synonyms: verb. injure - harm - damage - wound - pain - ache - offend
noun. injury - wound - damage - harm - lesion - detriment

in·jure/ˈinjər/Verb: 1.Do physical harm or damage to (someone).
2.Suffer physical harm or damage to (a part of one's body): "he injured his back".
Synonyms: hurt - damage - harm - wound - impair

syn·o·nym/ˈsinəˌnim/Noun: 1.A word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the same as another word or phrase in the same language, for example shut is a...
2.A person or thing so closely associated with a particular quality or idea that the mention of their name calls it to mind.
Then I suppose using your logic, acupuncturists intend to injure their patients?

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