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Sentences with the verb afflict

2 examples:

The longest-ever recession to afflict the eurozone comes to an end in the second quarter of the year, official figures confirm.
(CBC News - Business, )

Like at least 60,000 others in the UK, I suffer from cluster headaches, which leave those they afflict in temporary agony, writes JIM SOAR.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

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My motto is: Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.

Comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable.
(Finley Peter Dunne)

Little things console us because little things afflict us.
(Blaise Pascal)

War is one of the scourges with which it has pleased God to afflict men.

A crackdown in 1961 resonates as troubled times afflict Paris once again.
(Yasmine Ryan in The Independent - World News, )

Sacrococcygeal teratoma is the most common of tumors that afflict babies.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Natural plant toxins found to kill intestinal parasites that afflict bees, researchers find.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Many deadly diseases that afflict humans were originally acquired through contact with animals.
(Science Daily - News, )

Eating disorders are severe illnesses that can afflict anyone no matter what age, gender, or race.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Melanoma is most common in light-skinned people, but it can also afflict those with darker pigment.
(Nature, )

Slavery in the United States was once a roaring success whose wounds still afflict the country today.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

A type of liver disease once thought to afflict primarily adult alcoholics appears to be rampant in children.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

A range of extreme weather conditions from drought to torrential rains could afflict countries surrounding the Pacific.
(Tech Times - Science, )

The World Health Organisation says the Ebola virus epidemic is still accelerating and could afflict more than 20,000 people.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The brain's prefrontal cortex may play a role in walking difficulties that afflict Parkinson's disease patients, new research suggests.
(UPI - Health News, )

Gout, an ailment typically associated with elderly, red-faced men gorging on rich food and alcohol, was said to afflict King Henry VIII.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Cancer drugs work because they’re toxic, but that’s also why they afflict healthy cells, producing side effects that can compromise their efficacy.
(Science Daily - News, )

Businesses allow parents to leverage their wealth, contacts and the hope of investors to jump-start research into the diseases that afflict their children.
(The New York Times - Business, )

A Google-backed biotech company plans to build a new Bay Area-based facility to research diseases that afflict the elderly, such as neurodegeneration and cancer.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

A new NASA study says the driest and longest droughts in more than 1,000 years could afflict much of the U.S. Southwest and Central Plains in just a few decades.
(UPI - Science News, )

He has trainers and therapists and even a spiritual guru to help guide him through the thickets of doubt and fear of pain that afflict even the stoutest fighter.
(Melissa Thompson, Contributor in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The month of June is designated to bring awareness to post-traumatic stress disorder, a mental health problem that can afflict people following a traumatic event.
(Fox News - Health, )

Most neurodegenerative diseases that afflict humans are associated with the intracytoplasmic deposition of aggregate-prone proteins in neurons and with mitochondrial dysfunction.
(Nature Reviews Neuroscience, )

Pulmonary hypertension and congestive right heart failure afflict some cattle living at high altitude in an autosomal dominant pattern, yet no responsible genes have been identified.
(Nature Communications, )

This month marks 35 years since the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention first reported cases of a puzzling illness that was initially thought to primarily afflict gay men.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Varicose veins afflict one in three women in Britain, and from the knobbly blue worms and red spider’s legs that go on show here every summer, it’s clear French women know something we don’t.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

One of the world's most prolific bacteria, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, manages to afflict humans, animals and even plants by way of a mechanism not before seen in any infectious microorganism -- a sense of touch.
(Science Daily - News, )

Sleep-related breathing disorders (SRBDs), such as apnoea and hypopnoea, afflict over 50% of patients with stroke, and were assumed to reflect the effects of the stroke lesion on specific CNS regions involved in the regulation of breathing.
(Nature Reviews Neurology, )

The World Health Organization's (WHO) recent prediction that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could afflict more than 20,000 people before it’s brought under control is sparking fear among some about what may happen if the virus goes airborne.
(Fox News - Health, )

Women in sparsely populated places are more likely to die from pregnancy-related complications than those in large cities—a reversal from 2000. The phenomenon is just one example of how what once ailed big U.S. cities now afflict the nation’s rural areas.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

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