8. corrupt, subvert, canker; debase, pervert, warp, prostitute, degrade; defile, deflower, contaminate, taint, pollute, infect; alloy, adulterate, tamper with, doctor; weaken, enfeeble, Archaic, extenuate, debilitate, devitalize, exhaust, sap, sap the strength of, spend. -n. 9. pain, soreness, ache, aching, discomfort, malaise; throb, throbbing, twinge, pinch; sting, gripe, nip, pang, shock, crick, stitch; sore, scratch, cut, laceration; malady, illness, disease; wound, trauma, blow, shock.
10. injury, harm, impairment, vitiation, damage, scathe; abuse, misuse, ill-usage, maltreatment, ill treatment; oppression, cruelty, brutality, persecution, molestation; evil, wrong, bad, badness; foul play, bad turn, ill turn, ill service, disservice.
11. torture, torment, agony; misery, woe, Archaic. bale, dolor, anguish, affliction; distress, trouble, bother, botherment, pother.
12. block, impediment, reversal, setback, comedown, detriment, loss; plight, strait, predicament, sea of troubles; ordeal, trial, tribulation, infliction; burden, cross, crown of thorns, load, bitter pill; cares, pressure, stress, strain; adversity, accident, mishap; bad fortune, bad luck, bad times, hard times, evil days; malediction, bane, curse, anathema.
13. destruction, breakage, breaking; devastation, laying waste, desolation, labefaction.
14. corruption, subversion, adulteration, perversion; defilement, pollution, contamination; canker, blight, cancer, blast, plague, infestation.
-adj. 15. injured, wounded; aching, bruised, pierced, stung, griped, stabbed, pricked, chafed, galled, burnt; tortured, tormented, agonized, excruciated.
16. aggrieved, grieved, pained, suffering, sorrowful, sad, rueful, mournful; heartsick, heartbroken, brokenhearted, heart-stricken, heavy-hearted, heavy-laden; weary, careworn, dejected, cheerless, comfortless; woeful, woebegone, wretched, gloomy, dismal, morose; melancholy, unhappy, infelicitous.
17. chagrined, embarrassed, ashamed, shamed; sorry, regretful, regretting, remorseful, repentent.
18. shocked, appalled, horrified; offended, annoyed, displeased, piqued, miffed; resentful, resenting, bitter, rancorous, virulent.
19. unwell, indisposed, ailing, unsound, diseased; feeble, enfeebled, unsteady, lame, crippled; fading, declining, deteriorating, deteriorated.
20. damaged, impaired, broken, out of repair, in disrepair, SI. out of whack; worn, dilapidated, ruined, wasted, SI. totaled. hurtful, adj. 1. injurious, harmful, detrimental, inimical, deleterious, damaging, endamaging, mischievous; destructive, baneful, pernicious, noisome, noxious, disastrous, ruinous.
2. impairing, marring, spoiling, blighting, wounding, vitiating, undermining; bursting, breaking, shattering, cracking, defacing, scarring; laming, crippling, becrip-pling, maiming, mangling, mutilating.
3. corrupting, subverting, contaminating, polluting, tainting; infecting, defiling, perverting, prostituting; sapping, weakening, deteriorating, degenerating, crumbling. hurtle, v. 1. rush, rush headlong, cascade, plunge, tumble; tear, Inf. go hellbent for leather, Inf. go lick-ety-split, stir up a duststorm; scramble, Inf. make tracks, Inf. zip, steam, Inf. beat feet, scurry, hustle; hie, hasten, go in haste, hurry, accelerate, put one's foot on the floor.
2. precipitate, propel, impel; fling, hurl, heave, pitch, cast, dash; thrust, push, Inf. gun.
-n. 3. clash, collision, smash-up; clatter, rattle, banging.