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afflict
used in The Merry Wives of Windsor

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Definition
cause suffering — such as illness, pain, or unhappiness
  • If they can find in their hearts the poor unvirtuous fat knight shall be any further afflicted, we two will still be the ministers.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A room in FORD'S house (97% in)
  • Marry, sir, we'll bring you to Windsor, to one Master Brook, that you have cozened of money, to whom you should have been a pander: over and above that you have suffered, I think to repay that money will be a biting affliction.
    5.5 — Act 5 Scene 5 — Another part of the Park (70% in)

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