Synonyms for inflict
- bring upon
- deal out
- force upon
- give it to
- lay down the law
- mete out
- stick it to
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INFLICT
They can do a great deal of harm,--inflict a great deal of suffering.
The greatest wrong you can inflict upon me will be inflicted by your desertion.
I am unacquainted with the nature of all the papers she received, but I well remember the agony they seemed to inflict on her.
Perhaps the blow which it will inflict upon you will make of you the woman you ought to be.
Well, I really never intended to inflict all this upon you, Bertie.
Then I must say that your father is pleased to inflict many lords and masters on you.
All the captain hoped for was a chance to inflict the damage.
I suspect that not alone do you neglect a duty, but that you inflict a wrong.
I 'm not going to inflict you with my own opinions on this theme.
Now for what I have some scruples to inflict on you, but I can't help it.