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afflict
used in The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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cause suffering — such as illness, pain, or unhappiness
  • My belief of this induces me to hope, though I must not presume, that the same goodness will still be exercised toward me, in continuing that happiness, or enabling me to bear a fatal reverse, which I may experience as others have done: the complexion of my future fortune being known to Him only in whose power it is to bless to us even our afflictions.

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