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  • Afflicting — Af*flict ing, a. Grievously painful; distressing; afflictive; as, an afflicting event. Af*flict ing*ly, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Afflicting — Afflict Af*flict , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Afflicted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Afflicting}.] [L. afflictus, p. p. of affigere to cast down, deject; ad + fligere to strike: cf. OF. aflit, afflict, p. p. Cf. {Flagellate}.] 1. To strike or cast down; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • afflicting — /əˈflɪktɪŋ/ (say uh flikting) adjective distressing; upsetting: an afflicting story of grief and hardship …  

  • afflicting — af·flict || É™ flɪkt v. distress; cause suffering, torment, torture …   English contemporary dictionary

  • afflicting — a. Grievous, painful, troublous, tormenting, harassing, harrowing, sorrowful, piteous, distressing, calamitous, disastrous, afflictive, sad, unhappy, unfortunate, unlucky, wretched, dire, deplorable, sore, woful, severe, hard, trying, hard to… …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • afflicting — afflictˈing noun and adjective Distressing • • • Main Entry: ↑afflict …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-afflicting — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-afflicting — adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • Salem witch trials — Salem Witches redirects here. For the minor league baseball team, see Salem Witches (NEL). The central figure in this 1876 illustration of the courtroom is usually identifie …   Wikipedia

  • Elizabeth Howe — Infobox Person name = Elizabeth Howe image size = caption = birth name = Elizabeth Jackson birth date = circa 1635 birth place = england death date = July 19, 1692 death place = Salem, Massachusetts death cause = executed by hanging resting place …   Wikipedia

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