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The officers were accused in the litigation of assault, intentional infliction of emotional distress on the child and other counts, according to court papers.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY POLICE RELEASE VIDEO SHOWING OFFICERS YELLING AT 5-YEAR-OLD BOYDAN MORSEMARCH 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It likewise accuses Watson of civil assault and intentional infliction of emotional distress and seeks unspecified damages.
DESHAUN WATSON ACCUSED OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT IN LAWSUITS STEMMING FROM MASSAGE SESSIONS; QB ISSUES DENIALMARK MASKE, NICKI JHABVALAMARCH 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
And Val, in his good-nature, bore the infliction passively so long as she kept civil and peaceable.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
It is the only way the infliction can be endured, for the sitting-room is so small that we cannot keep the door closed habitually.
PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
For my part, I would just as soon suffer the infliction with bare feet as through a thin layer of stocking.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Self-immolation were easy in comparison with the infliction of one pang on her.
EVENINGS AT DONALDSON MANORMARIA J. MCINTOSH
An endless infliction for past sins was once the doctrine: that we now generally reject.
LADY BYRON VINDICATEDHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
As the infliction of injuries is a thing to be avoided, so is the bestowal of benefits to be desired for its own sake.
L. ANNAEUS SENECA ON BENEFITSSENECA
This infliction necessarily implies a previous equality in rank and station.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IIFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
The answer of Al-Basir is that infliction of pain may under certain circumstances be a good instead of an evil.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INFLICTION

  • adversary
  • affliction
  • bête noire
  • curse
  • infliction
  • opponent
  • plague
  • rival
  • ruination
  • scourge
  • torment
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