Afflicting

  • 1 Afflicting — Af*flict ing, a. Grievously painful; distressing; afflictive; as, an afflicting event. Af*flict ing*ly, adv. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 afflicting — index detrimental, harmful, peccant (unhealthy) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 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… …

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

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

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  • 6 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… …

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  • 7 afflicting — afflictˈing noun and adjective Distressing • • • Main Entry: ↑afflict …

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  • 8 self-afflicting — adj. * * * …

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  • 9 self-afflicting — adj …

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  • 10 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 …

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  • 11 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 …

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  • 12 DAY OF ATONEMENT — (Heb. יוֹם הכִּפּוּרִים, Yom ha Kippurim), one of the appointed seasons of the Lord, holy convocations, a day of fasting and atonement, occurring on the Tenth of Tishri. It is the climax of the ten days of penitence and the most important day in… …

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  • 13 Plague — may refer to:In medicine: * Plague (disease), a specific disease caused by Yersinia pestis . There are three major manifestations ** Bubonic plague ** Septicemic plague ** Pneumonic plague * Any bubo causing disease * A pandemic caused by such a… …

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  • 14 Raï — Infobox Music genre name=Raï bgcolor=mediumvioletred color=white stylistic origins=Spanish, French, and Arab music, including al andalus, zendani and melhun cultural origins=Late 19th century Oran, Algeria instruments=Gaspa, guellal… …

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  • 15 Fodder Scam — The Fodder Scam involved hundreds of millions of dollars in alleged fraudulent reimbursements from the treasury of Bihar state for fodder, medicines and husbandry supplies for non existent livestock. The Fodder Scam (Devanagari: चारा घोटाला,… …

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  • 16 Sarah Osborne — (also variously spelled Osbourne, Osburne, or Osborn) (c. 1643–May 10, 1692) was one of the first three women to be accused of witchcraft in the Salem witch trials of 1692. Osborne is sometimes referred to as Goody Osborne , Goody being short for …

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  • 17 A Scourge of Screamers — Infobox Book | name = A Scourge of Screamers title orig = translator = image caption = author = Daniel F. Galouye illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Science fiction novel publisher = Bantam… …

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  • 18 Timeline of the Salem Witch Trials — This Timeline of the Salem Witch Trials is a quick overview of the events.Preceding the initial outbreak;1688 Cotton Mather publishes Memorable Providences, Relating to Witchcrafts and Possessions [cite… …

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  • 19 John George Nathaniel Gibbes — Colonel John George Nathaniel Gibbes (30 March 1787 5 July 1873) was a British army officer who emigrated to Australia in 1834, becoming a Crown appointed member of the New South Wales Legislative Council and the Collector of Customs for the… …

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  • 20 Painfulness — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Capability of giving pain PARAG:Painfulness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 painfulness painfulness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 trouble trouble care &c.(pain) 828 Sgm: N 1 trial trial Sgm: N 1 affliction affliction infliction …

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