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Spell check of afflict

Correct spelling: afflict

Synonyms:
distress, chastise, hurt, smite, besiege, attack, scourge, bedevil, throe, torment, discipline, incarcerate, beset, avenge, castigate, judge, pain, keelhaul, discomfort, sting, chasten, irritate, strike, torture, excruciate, trouble, sentence, agonize, refine, punish, purify, crucify, lambaste, curse, pillory, plague, smart, chafe, stitch, help, harrow, suffer, imprison, bother, execute, throb, anguish, crick, reprise, correct, humble, ail, persecute, subdue, burden, fine, try, cramp, sore, wrench, penalize, soften, ache, confine, rack, inflame.

Antonyms:
comfort, quiet, deliver, help, succor, assist, console, solace, release, content, reprieve, abet, aid, relieve, soothe.

Examples of usage:

1) It was a direful omen that the first should afflict the nation through the river, into which, eighty years before, the Hebrew babes had been cast to die, which now rolled bloody, and seemed to disclose its dead. - "The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus", G. A. Chadwick.

2) " We pause," said they, " because we fear to afflict you." - "A Lady's Captivity among Chinese Pirates in the Chinese Seas", Fanny Loviot.

3) Against the thousand shocks and terrors that are ready to afflict a child too exquisitely sensitive, the mother is the sole protectress, and her help is all- sufficient. - "Dickens As an Educator", James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes.

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