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afflict
used in Brave New World

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Definition
cause suffering — such as illness, pain, or unhappiness
  • The malice and bad tempers from which other people had to take holidays never afflicted him.
    p. 60.5
  • He felt strong enough to meet and overcome affliction, strong enough to face even Iceland.
    p. 98.8
  • Often in the past he had wondered what it would be like to be subjected (soma-less and with nothing but his own inward resources to rely on) to some great trial, some pain, some persecution; he had even longed for affliction.
    p. 104.1
  • One gramme, she decided, would not be enough; hers had been more than a one-gramme affliction.
    p. 171.9
  • For the sake of the labourers; it would be sheer cruelty to afflict them with excessive leisure.
    p. 224.8

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