The narrator returns to fiction whenever he struggles to make sense of his fractured identity.
His badly bruised victim wound up with a ruptured spleen, a fractured skull, and a partially detached liver.
fractured as they are, ultra-Orthodox groups almost always come together when facing external pressures.
In other words, the same ideas we have now, fractured and placed under a different banner.
But Galnoor said the center-left seemed too fractured for a similar move.
When a rib is fractured a sharp end may pierce the skin or the lung; either complication is serious.
And, in fact, the pole had been fractured and was leaning alarmingly.
He suffered a fractured skull and several bones broken and internal injuries.
"The lad's neck is broken, and his spine's fractured," he said in a low voice.
Shortly after the date of our separation, you heard, I think, of the fall in the circus that fractured my skull?
fracture frac·ture (frāk'chər)
The act or process of breaking.
A break, rupture, or crack, especially in bone or cartilage.
A break or rupture in bone tissue. ◇ A comminuted fracture results in more than two fragments. ◇ Although most fractures are caused by a direct blow or sudden, twisting force, stress fractures result from repetitive physical activity. ◇ In an incomplete fracture, the fracture line does not completely traverse the bone.