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synonyms for inflict

  • exact
  • expose
  • levy
  • wreak
  • administer
  • apply
  • command
  • deliver
  • dispense
  • extort
  • force
  • give
  • require
  • strike
  • subject
  • visit
  • bring upon
  • deal out
  • force upon
  • give it to
  • lay down the law
  • mete out
  • stick it to
See also synonyms for: inflicted / inflicts
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antonyms for inflict

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  • hold
  • keep
  • take
  • withhold
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How to use inflict in a sentence

The GRU has been tied to more than a decade of advanced hacking campaigns, including several that have inflicted serious damage to national security.
RUSSIAN STATE HACKERS ARE TARGETING BIDEN AND TRUMP CAMPAIGNS, MSFT WARNSDAN GOODINSEPTEMBER 11, 2020ARS TECHNICA
Wall Street has proven to be one of the biggest enemies of working people, but the Democratic Party’s 2020 platform mentions Wall Street only four times, with zero mention of the pain private equity firms like THL inflict on communities like mine.
WHY THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY MUST MAKE A CLEAN BREAK WITH WALL STREETMATTHEWHEIMERSEPTEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
Hong Kong activists say that Cellebrite’s tech is “used to inflict terrorism on the city’s residents and to attack demonstrators and pro-democracy activists.”
ISRAELI PHONE HACKING COMPANY FACES COURT FIGHT OVER SALES TO HONG KONGPATRICK O'NEILLAUGUST 25, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
They all stood a good chance to recover from their self-inflicted SEO hangover, even to improve their organic search performance significantly beyond what was deemed their SERP ceiling in the past.
SEO HORROR STORIES: HERE’S WHAT NOT TO DOKASPAR SZYMANSKIAUGUST 24, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
It looks like she saw the harm such a policy was inflicting, and on her own, she fixed it.
OPINION: LOOKING AT KAMALA HARRIS’ RECORD ON TRANS AND PROGRESSIVE ISSUES — THE FACTS MATTERRACHAEL ROSE LUCKEYAUGUST 19, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Many dairy farmers prefer hornless cows—horns can inflict damage when wielded by 1,500-pound animals—so they often burn them off in a painful process using corrosive chemicals and scalding irons.
BIOTECHNOLOGY COULD CHANGE THE CATTLE INDUSTRY. WILL IT SUCCEED?DYLLAN FURNESSAUGUST 16, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
“We thought that it was self-inflicting harm,” says coauthor Thomas Larsen.
WHEN PREY GET SCARCE, THESE JELLIES BECOME CANNIBALSERIN GARCIA DE JESUSJUNE 1, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
From that region they issue to inflict diseases, especially blindness and deafness.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
Like his father, he had to bear all that Spanish envy and Spanish malignity could inflict.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Accordingly the Marshal was able to surprise and defeat Blake, and then to turn and inflict a similar defeat on Cuesta.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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WORDS RELATED TO INFLICT

  • apply
  • apportion
  • authorize
  • bring
  • contribute
  • deal
  • deliver
  • disburse
  • distribute
  • dole out
  • execute
  • extend
  • furnish
  • give
  • impose
  • inflict
  • issue
  • measure out
  • mete out
  • offer
  • perform
  • portion
  • proffer
  • provide
  • regulate
  • serve
  • supply
  • tender
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.