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1. inflict

verb. ['ˌɪnˈflɪkt'] impose something unpleasant.

Synonyms

  • obtrude
  • clamp
  • bring down
  • foist
  • give
  • dictate
  • order
  • impose
  • communicate
  • intrude
  • visit
  • intercommunicate

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • thicken
  • inflate
  • deflate

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Rhymes with Inflict

  • contradict
  • constrict
  • restrict
  • handpicked
  • conflict
  • predict
  • convict
  • strict
  • depict
  • afflict
  • tricked
  • sticht
  • slicked
  • schlict
  • schlicht
  • pricked
  • evict
  • clicked
  • addict
  • ticked
  • picked
  • picht
  • nicked
  • licked
  • licht
  • kicked

Sentences with inflict


1. Verb, base form
They also have relatively strong jaws with the capacity to inflict a painful bite.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
With the city’s booming growth, storms now inflict more damage.

Quotes about inflict


1. Saphira waved her tail, the tip whistling loudly. "I'm not asking you to. However, if we attack first, we may gain the advantage.""Have you gone crazy? They'll..."Eragon's voice trailed off as he thought about it. "They won't be able to do a thing.""Exactly,"said Saphira. "We can inflict lots of damage from a safe height.""Let's drop rocks on them!
- Christopher Paolini

2. Because misery, and degradation, and death, and nothing that God or Satan could inflict would have parted us, you, of your own will did it. I have no broken your heart - you have broken it; and in breaking it, you have broken mine. So much the worse for me that I am strong.
- Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

3. I define myself and grow as a person through emotional torment, so if you love me, you will inflict as much pain on me as you possibly can.
- Jarod Kintz, A Story That Talks about Talking Is Like Chatter to Chattering Teeth, and Every Set of Dentures Can Attest to the Fact That No..

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