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afflict

verb [T]  /əˈflɪkt/ us  
to make someone or something suffer physically or mentally: He was afflicted with severe asthma.
affliction
noun [C]  /əˈflɪk·ʃən/ us  
Illiteracy is a serious affliction.
Translations of “afflict”
in Spanish afligir…
in French affliger…
in German plagen, leiden…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使痛苦, 使苦惱, 折磨…
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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