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afflict

verb [T]  us   /əˈflɪkt/
to make someone or something suffer physically or mentally: He was afflicted with severe asthma.
affliction
noun [C]  us   /əˈflɪk·ʃən/
Illiteracy is a serious affliction.
Translations of “afflict”
in Vietnamese làm đau đớn…
in Spanish afligir…
in Thai ทำให้เจ็บป่วย…
in Malaysian menyakiti…
in French affliger…
in German plagen, leiden…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使痛苦, 使苦惱, 折磨…
in Indonesian menderita…
in Russian поражать…
in Turkish acı vermek, musallat olmak, üzmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使痛苦, 使苦恼, 折磨…
in Polish dotykać…
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