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A manipulative, mentally ill mother inflicts cruelty on her two children.

And like Don, I think she often thinks of herself before she thinks of the damage she inflicts on others.

In considering the issue, it is important to realize that force feeding inflicts two very different pains on a prisoner.

Morel inflicts wound after wound, reducing Charlus to ever more abject dependency - and ever more bizarre behaviors.

These are the solutions which theologians give in order to console us for the evils which God inflicts upon us.

This form of paranoia inflicts suffering mainly on the near relatives of the patient.

It inflicts the degradation of compulsory medical examination upon women, and lets their paramours go free.

Spite is a whip that cracks at both ends, and the rear lash inflicts by far the sharper sting.

For pain, I tell theeI need more pain than mine own will inflicts,Pain which shall break that will.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inflicts, such as: levy, expose, exact, wreak, extort, and force.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.