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 for Spraining
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sprain \Sprain\ (spr[=a]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sprained
     (spr[=a]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Spraining.] [OF. espreindreto
     press, to force out, F. ['e]preindre, fr. L. exprimere. See
     Express, v. t., and cf. Spraints.]
     To weaken, as a joint, ligament, or muscle, by sudden and
     excessive exertion, as by wrenching; to overstrain, or
     stretch injuriously, but without luxation; as, to sprain
     one's ankle.
     [1913 Webster]

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