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afflict
used in Anne Of Green Gables

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Definition
cause suffering — such as illness, pain, or unhappiness
  • But I'm glad it's not rainy today because it's easier to be cheerful and bear up under affliction on a sunshiny day.
    Chapter 4 — Morning at Green Gables (43% in)
  • Boiled pork and greens are so unromantic when one is in affliction.
    Chapter 14 — Anne's Confession (67% in)
  • The downfall of some dear hope or plan plunged Anne into "deeps of affliction."
    Chapter 22 — Anne is Invited Out to Tea (22% in)
  • Oh, I am an afflicted mortal.
    Chapter 23 — Anne Comes to Grief in an Affair of Honor (69% in)
  • This is such an unromantic affliction.
    Chapter 27 — Vanity and Vexation of Spirit (79% in)

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