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afflict

verb [T] uk   us   /əˈflɪkt/
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 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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