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Definition of "afflicts" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of afflict. (verb)

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Use "afflicts" in a sentence
  • "When pain afflicts us, which we cannot avoid, we learn to relieve it by great voluntary exertions, as in grinning, holding the breath, or screaming; now the pleasurable sensation, which excites laughter, arises for a time so high as to change its name, and become"
  • "No "Masada syndrome," in other words, afflicts the fears of Lebanon's Christians."
  • "That God afflicts is no reason that man is to add to a sufferer's affliction (Zec 1: 15). satisfied with my flesh -- It is not enough that God afflicts my flesh literally (Job 19: 20), but you must "eat my flesh" metaphorically (Ps"