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  Words related to afflict

Related / Similar Words: trouble, ail, pain, smite

 

Definition:
  • cause bodily suffering to;
  • cause pain or suffering in; "afflict with the plague"; "That debasement of the verbal currency that afflicts terms used in advertisement";
  • cause great unhappiness for; distress; "she was afflicted by the death of her parents";

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    Hyponyms: disagree with, erupt, recrudesce, break out, visit, blight, plague, grieve, aggrieve, tribulate, try, strain, stress

     

    Derivational Morphology: pain, painful sensation, hurting, ailment, complaint, ill, trouble, affliction

     

     
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