afflict

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /əˈflɪkt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: af‧flict

Verb[change]

Plain form
afflict

Third-person singular
afflicts

Past tense
afflicted

Past participle
afflicted

Present participle
afflicting

  1. (transitive) If something or someone afflicts you, it causes you to suffer on be in pain.

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