afflict

Word of the Day

afflict

verb
af·​flict | \ ə-ˈflikt \
afflicted; afflicting; afflicts
transitive verb
1a to cause pain or suffering to : to distress so severely as to cause persistent suffering or anguish
1b trouble, injure
2a obsolete : to humble
2b to overthrow

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