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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To cause something unpleasant to be endured.

Usage examples (36)
  • Once admit that we have the right to inflict unnecessary suffering and you destroy the very basis of human society.
  • There was always the risk that displaying these pictures might again inflict pain and fear on some viewers.
  • As it is, I tell you to prepare for the heaviest punishment it can inflict, which is, that you be compelled to read some one of the
  • AlbertoP well, I'm not father but I won't "inflict" anything for more
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