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afflict
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • What most afflicted him with the sense of nightmare was that he had never clearly understood why the huge imposture was undertaken.
  • His whole mind and body seemed to be afflicted with an unbearable sensitivity, a sort of transparency, which made every movement, every sound, every contact, every word that he had to speak or listen to, an agony.

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  • She is afflicted by diabetes.
  • While taking the test, she was afflicted with a toothache and a throbbing head.

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