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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
wealweal /wiːl/ noun [countable]  MIMARKa red swollen mark on the skin where someone has been hit
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wealWillie's arms and legs were covered in bruises, weals and sores.In fact the tension between individual desire and collective weal is present in almost all realms of human life.Others administer substances by intradermal injections and record the size of the cutaneous weal.For a second she stood alone, livid weals striping her from head to foot.There were marks on her skin where the jewels had pressed - weals almost.Either lower or higher doses are then injected serially until the weal or the symptoms disappear.Moreover, the thin weal of the scar along his cheek was of a kind to tell its own story.
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