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Verb: afflict  u'flikt
  1. Cause great unhappiness for; distress
    "she was afflicted by the death of her parents"
  2. Cause physical pain or suffering in
    "afflict with the plague";
    - smite

Derived forms: afflicting, afflicts, afflicted

Type of: damage, discomfit, discompose, disconcert, untune, upset