Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Afflict

3 September 2020 The Daily Mail Quick

We have 12 answers for the crossword clue Afflict. We last saw the 'Afflict' clue in The Daily Mail Quick on Monday, 20 July 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • Cause physical pain or suffering in; "afflict with the plague"
  • Cause great unhappiness for; distress; "she was afflicted by the death of her parents"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

AIL

Aromatic bulb used as seasoning

VEX

Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

4 Letters

HURT

The act of damaging something or someone

5 Letters

BESET

Decorate or cover lavishly (as with gems)

SMITE

Inflict a heavy blow on, with the hand, a tool, or a weapon

6 Letters

PLAGUE

An annoyance; "those children are a damn plague"

7 Letters

BEDEVIL SURINDER SOBTI

Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"

OPPRESS

Come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists"

SCOURGE

A whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)

TORMENT

The act of harassing someone

TROUBLE

An effort that is inconvenient; "I went to a lot of trouble"; "he won without any trouble"; "had difficulty walking"; "finished the test only with great difficulty"

8 Letters

AGGRIEVE

Infringe on the rights of

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