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Arithmophobia may be an actual affliction, or maybe I made it up as a clinical-sounding excuse to explain my shortcomings.
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If you asked me today to list all the possible afflictions that could cause the demise of the game’s 19th-century pioneers, I could probably still rattle them off.
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Heat-related illness is a common affliction for those who fail to respect both the weather and their own bodily needs.
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These afflictions are known as some of the hardest mental illnesses to treat, and they have the highest mortality rates of all mental conditions.
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Regardless, Xie’s discoveries are crucial to understanding why some are born with such afflictions — and without them, the chances of creating preventative cures is slim.
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Yes, he’s a teen who comes with all the familiar afflictions of his gender and age, that misanthropic streak that makes him roll his eyes when I’m chitchatting with store clerks.
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The idea that a lack of certain trace elements causes common afflictions was established by nutritionists starting in the 19th century.
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This affliction is rising in younger Americans, but it typically strikes adults older than 65.
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For the affliction of the daughter of my people I am afflicted, and made sorrowful, astonishment hath taken hold on me.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
I have borne me up against affliction, till my o'ercharged bosom can contain no longer.
THE BATTLE OF HEXHAM;GEORGE COLMAN
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