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1) afflict. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: afˇflictˇed, afˇflictˇing, afˇflicts To inflict grievous physical or mental suffering on. Middle English afflighten, from afflight, disturbed, frightened,...

2) 46267. Rich, Adrienne. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:46267 QUOTATION:The lie of compulsory female heterosexuality today afflicts not just feminist scholarship, but every profession, every reference work, every...

3) 41676. Nietzsche, Friedrich. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:41676 QUOTATION:Reckoned physiologically, everything ugly weakens and afflicts man. It recalls decay, danger, impotence; he actually suffers a loss of energy...

4) 62967. Vizinczey, Stephen. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...Vietnam is only the ghastliest manifestation of what I'd call imperial provincialism, which afflicts America's whole culture-aware only of its own history, insensible...

5) 40856. Muggeridge, Malcolm. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...QUOTATION:Old politicians, like old actors, revive in the limelight. The vacancy which afflicts them in private momentarily lifts when, once more, they feel the eyes...

6) 25575. Goncourt, Edmond De. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...we are failures, proud but impotent. One thing reassures me as to our value: the boredom that afflicts us. It is the hall-mark of quality in modern men. ATTRIBUTION:Edmond...

7) 57. Except the heaven had come so near. Part One: Life. Dickinson, Emily. 1924. Complete Poems
...had not hoped before. But just to hear the grace depart 5 I never thought to see, Afflicts me with a double loss; T is lost, and lost to me....

8) nightmare. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...or spirit once thought to plague sleeping people. Middle English, a female demon that afflicts sleeping people : night, night; see night + mare, goblin (from Old...

9) The Third Book. VI. Of a Wonderful Adventure, Achieved with Less Hazard Than Ever Any Other Knight Did Any, by the Valorous Don Quixote of the Mancha. Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de. 1909-14. Don Quixote, Part 1. The Harvard Classics
...us go a little farther, and we shall meet that which may mitigate the terrible thirst that afflicts us, which sets us, questionless, in more pain than did our hunger....

10) Patient Gris'el. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...of patience under injuries. The allegory means that God takes away our children and goods, afflicts us in sundry ways, and tries us "so as with fire;" but we should...

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