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afflict

verb [T] uk   /əˈflɪkt/ us  
If a problem or illness afflicts a person or thing, they suffer from it: It is an illness that afflicts women more than men. a country afflicted by civil war
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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