afflict
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afflict(
uh
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flihkt
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to torment)
a. afligir
Tragedy afflicted her family last year. Her sister got cancer and her mother died.La tragedia afligió a su familia el año pasado, su hermana tuvo cáncer y su madre murió.
b. aquejar
The scourge of drug addiction afflicted a large swath of the community.El azote de la adicción a las drogas aquejó a una gran franja de la comunidad.
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afflict
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. afligir
to be afflicted with somethingpadecer algo
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afflict [əˈflɪkt]
transitive verb
afligir
the afflicted los afligidos; to be afflicted with or by sufrir de; estar aquejado de
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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