Synonyms for inflicts
- bring upon
- deal out
- force upon
- give it to
- lay down the law
- mete out
- stick it to
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INFLICTS
What is to be said about the official who inflicts the death-penalty on criminals?
With these it inflicts a gash as smooth as if cut with a razor.
For every pang that this calamity will inflict on others, it inflicts two on me.
She is so free from nervousness that she inflicts a minimum of pain on a patient.
She will blame herself for the punishment he inflicts on his son.
But this motive or spirit determines wholly the character of him who inflicts it.
On the morrow she inflicts on her auditors the reading of a book of history.
He is not looked down upon because by his office he inflicts pain.
He wields the club himself because he enjoys the agony he inflicts.
A nation is judged by its laws—by the punishment it inflicts.