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  • verbcause or become hurt
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Synonyms for afflict

verb cause or become hurt
  • annoy
  • beset
  • bother
  • burden
  • oppress
  • plague
  • rack
  • torment
  • torture
  • wound
  • agonize
  • crucify
  • distress
  • grieve
  • harass
  • harrow
  • harry
  • irk
  • lacerate
  • martyr
  • pain
  • pester
  • press
  • smite
  • strike
  • trouble
  • try
  • vex
  • worry

Antonyms for afflict

  • aid
  • delight
  • help
  • make happy
  • please
  • relieve
  • soothe
  • assist
  • be happy
  • support
  • comfort
  • solace
  • stay away from
  • take care of
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to afflict

aggrieve

verb. wrong
  • abuse
  • afflict
  • oppress

agonize

verb. suffer or cause another to suffer

agonized

verb. suffer or cause another to suffer

ail

verb. hurt

ailed

verb. hurt

ails

verb. hurt
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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