Definition of 'bruising'
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In it he acknowledged that it had been a'long and bruising' campaign season. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The goalie suffered a cut and bruising. The Sun (2011)This has been a bruising but cathartic campaign. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We bear the scars of bruising experiences of the world. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You may be heading towards a bruising fight. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And he is geared up to endure another bruising tussle. The Sun (2006)That followed an incident where his young son suffered extensive facial bruising. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She was bundled over by a defender during a bruising encounter. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Those bruising experiences have led to a softening of their approach. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Such a change could take place only after a bruising political fight. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He suffered cuts and bruising and spent five days in hospital. The Sun (2015)It will be a bruising battle. The Sun (2011)It has been a bruising experience. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Two officers in their 30s needed hospital treatment for heavy bruising and cuts. The Sun (2008)So did his wife's bruising election campaign change his views on politics? Times, Sunday Times (2012)What it faces is the likelihood of another bruising referendum campaign and the prospect of a general election within the next two years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Gave as good as he got in bruising battle with Fellaini. The Sun (2013)Although she was the favourite, she appeared set for weeks of potentially bruising campaigning. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So rarely do our financial worlds collide that this week's benefit cuts made for some bruising encounters online. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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