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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed; Cause pain or suffering in; Cause great unhappiness for.

Usage examples (36)
  • afflict with the plague
  • Or if pain afflict us where wend our way?
  • Wherein do we afflict thee? in tithes and in firstfruits.
  • He left also governors to afflict the people: at Jerusalem, for more
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