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Definitioncause suffering — such as illness, pain, or unhappiness
- "Dey ain' a soun' set of bowels in de whole Confedrut ahmy," observed Mammy darkly as she sweated over the fire, brewing a bitter concoction of blackberry roots which had been Ellen's sovereign remedy for such afflictions.3.30 (7% in)
- Be kind to the afflicted," said Ellen.3.25 (81% in)
There are no more uses of "afflict" in Gone with the Wind.
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