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injure (v.)

mid-15c., "do an injustice to, dishonor," probably a back-formation from injury, or else from Old French injuriier "to damage; offend," from Latin iniuriari "do an injury," from iniuria. Injury itself also served as a verb meaning "to injure, hurt, harm" (late 15c.). Related: Injured; injuring.

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Definitions of injure from WordNet

injure (v.)
cause injuries or bodily harm to;
Synonyms: wound
injure (v.)
hurt the feelings of;
Synonyms: hurt / wound / bruise / offend / spite
injure (v.)
cause damage or affect negatively;
Synonyms: hurt
From wordnet.princeton.edu