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afflict
used in Dracula

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Definition
cause suffering — such as illness, pain, or unhappiness
  • I attended to all the ghastly formalities, and the urbane undertaker proved that his staff was afflicted, or blessed, with something of his own obsequious suavity.
    Chapter 13 (1% in)
  • If sympathy and pity can help in your affliction, won't you let me be of some little service, for Lucy's sake?"
    Chapter 17 (88% in)
  • Then there are things which so afflict him that he has no power, as the garlic that we know of, and as for things sacred, as this symbol, my crucifix, that was amongst us even now when we resolve, to them he is nothing, but in their presence he take his place far off and silent with respect.
    Chapter 18 (54% in)

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