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  • 1 inflict — 01. Our army has [inflicted] heavy casualties on the enemy. 02. She thinks that hunters should be forbidden from [inflicting] suffering upon animals for sport. 03. When parrots are caged for a long time, the boredom can drive them crazy, with the …

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  • 2 inflict — I verb administer a penalty, administer punishment, agitate, agonize, apply, beset, bring about, bring upon, burden, cause, cause to suffer, coerce, commit, deal, disquiet, distress, enforce, force, force upon, give pain, harass, harm, hurt,… …

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  • 3 inflict — in|flict [ınˈflıkt] v [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of infligere, from fligere to hit ] 1.) [T] to make someone suffer something unpleasant inflict sth on/upon sb ▪ The strikes inflicted serious damage on the economy. ▪… …

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  • 4 inflict — verb ADVERB ▪ deliberately, intentionally ▪ When someone deliberately inflicts damage, it is a matter for the police. PREPOSITION ▪ on, upon ▪ …

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  • 5 Self-injury — ] Non fatal self harm is common in young people worldwide [cite journal|author=Schmidtke A, et al.|year=1996|title=Attempted suicide in Europe: rates, trends and sociodemographic characteristics of suicide attempters during the period… …

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  • 6 Ethics — • Many writers regard ethics as any scientific treatment of the moral order and divide it into theological, or Christian, ethics (moral theology) and philosophical ethics (moral philosophy) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ethics …

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  • 7 PENAL LAW — Principles of Legality Under talmudic law, no act is a criminal offense and punishable as such unless laid down in express terms in the Bible (the Written Law). For this purpose, it is not sufficient that there should be a provision imposing a… …

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  • 8 Münchausen syndrome by proxy — Classification and external resources DiseasesDB 33167 eMedicine med/3544 …

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  • 9 Andrew Jackson: Farewell Address — ▪ Primary Source              In his Farewell Address, written with the help of Chief Justice Roger B. Taney and delivered March 4, 1837, Andrew Jackson reviewed the accomplishments of his administration and explained the motivation of some of… …

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  • 10 assault — Any willful attempt or threat to inflict injury upon the person of another, when coupled with an apparent present ability so to do, and any intentional display of force such as would give the victim reason to fear or expect immediate bodily harm …

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  • 11 assault — Any willful attempt or threat to inflict injury upon the person of another, when coupled with an apparent present ability so to do, and any intentional display of force such as would give the victim reason to fear or expect immediate bodily harm …

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  • 12 Regulatory taking — refers to a situation in which a government regulates a property to such a degree that the regulation effectively amounts to an exercise of the government s eminent domain power without actually divesting the property s owner of title to the… …

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  • 13 Witchcraft — • As commonly understood, involves the idea of a diabolical pact or at least an appeal to the intervention of the spirits of evil Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Witchcraft     Witchcraft …

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  • 14 Military service — For military service in the meaning of an army as a military defense organization, see Armed forces. For state mandated military service, see Conscription. For the feudal institution, see Knight service. Military service, in its simplest sense,… …

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  • 15 hurt — I. v. a. 1. Injure, harm, damage, mar, impair, do harm to, inflict injury upon. 2. Pain, wound, give pain to. 3. Grieve, afflict, pain, wound, give (mental) pain to. II. n. 1. Harm, injury, damage, detriment, mischief, disadvantage. 2. Wound,… …

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  • 16 Kaupeepeenuikauila — Kaupeepee nui kauila Prince of Molokai, the son of Kamauaua, king of Molokai, appears in Hawaiian legends. Probably the best known was his elopement with Hina, queen of Hilo, this being one of the immediate causes of the a series of wars with the …

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  • 17 Lice —    (Heb. kinnim), the creatures employed in the third plague sent upon Egypt (Ex. 8:16 18). They were miraculously produced from the dust of the land. The entomologists Kirby and Spence place these minute but disgusting insects in the very front… …

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  • 18 wrong — vb Wrong, oppress, persecute, aggrieve can mean to inflict injury upon a person without just cause or in an outrageous manner. One wrongs another who injures him by unjustifiably depriving him of his property or his good name or by violating… …

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  • 19 Death by burning — Part of a series on Capital punishment Issues Debate · …

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  • 20 assault — as·sault 1 /ə sȯlt/ n [Old French assaut, literally, attack, ultimately from Latin assultus, from assilire to leap (on), attack] 1: the crime or tort of threatening or attempting to inflict immediate offensive physical contact or bodily harm… …

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