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afflict
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
cause suffering — such as illness, pain, or unhappiness
  • "Your affectionate and afflicted father, "Alphonse Frankenstein.
    Chapter 7 (19% in)
  • This, to my mother, was more than a duty; it was a necessity, a passion—remembering what she had suffered, and how she had been relieved—for her to act in her turn the guardian angel to the afflicted.
    Chapter 1 (64% in)

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