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Afflict

Af`flict´
v. t.1.To strike or cast down; to overthrow.
[imp. & p. p. Afflicted; p. pr. & vb. n. Afflicting.]
2.To inflict some great injury or hurt upon, causing continued pain or mental distress; to trouble grievously; to torment.
They did set over them taskmasters to afflict them with their burdens.
- Exod. i. 11.
3.To make low or humble.
p. p. & a.1.Afflicted.
Verb1.afflict - cause great unhappiness for; distress; "she was afflicted by the death of her parents"
2.afflict - cause pain or suffering in; "afflict with the plague"; "That debasement of the verbal currency that afflicts terms used in advertisement"
Synonyms: smite
3.afflict - cause bodily suffering to
Synonyms: pain, ail, trouble
abuse, affect, aggrieve, agonize, ail, anguish, annoy, befoul, bewitch, bite, blight, break down, bring to tears, burden, burn, chafe, condemn, convulse, corrupt, crucify, crush, curse, cut, cut up, damage, debilitate, defile, deprave, derange, desolate, despoil, destroy, devitalize, disable, disadvantage, discomfort, disorder, disquiet, disserve, distress, do a mischief, do evil, do ill, do wrong, do wrong by, doom, draw tears, embitter, enervate, enfeeble, envenom, excruciate, fester, fret, gall, get into trouble, give pain, gnaw, grate, grieve, grind, gripe, harass, harm, harrow, harry, hex, hospitalize, hurt, impair, incapacitate, indispose, infect, inflame, inflict pain, injure, inundate, invalid, irk, irritate, jinx, kill by inches, lacerate, lay up, load with care, maltreat, martyr, martyrize, menace, mistreat, molest, nip, oppress, outrage, overwhelm, pain, persecute, perturb, pester, pierce, pinch, plague, play havoc with, play hob with, poison, pollute, prejudice, press, prick, prolong the agony, prostrate, put to it, put to torture, rack, rankle, rasp, reduce, rub, savage, scathe, sicken, smite, sorrow, stab, sting, strike, taint, threaten, torment, torture, try, tweak, twist, upset, vex, violate, weaken, worry, wound, wreak havoc on, wring, wrong
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