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Synonyms for inflict

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inflict

    impose, put, lay on

    remove, alleviate, suspend, spare

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inflict, bring down, visit, imposeverb

    impose something unpleasant

    "The principal visited his rage on the students"

    chitchat, land, bring down, confab, overthrow, enforce, inspect, impose, trim down, overturn, lower, get down, call in, cut, jaw, chit-chat, claver, trim back, trim, see, chew the fat, cut down, call, reduce, levy, natter, gossip, travel to, subvert, visit, take down, cut back, put down, shoot the breeze, confabulate, let down, chat, chatter, chaffer

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inflictverb

    impose, lay on

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "inflict":

    impose, cause

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How to use inflict in a sentence?

  1. Bella Thorne:

    It’s a heartless move that deeply saddens me and motivates me to want to do even more me to fight to bring democracy to Cuba. I hold the tyrannical thugs in power accountable for this decision and the wave of brutal suffering it will inflict on the Cuban people who only want to be free like you and I are as Americans.

  2. Robert Morley:

    Anyone who works is a fool. I don't work - I merely inflict myself upon the public.

  3. Roy Moore:

    We are in the midst of a spiritual battle with those who want to silence our message, the forces of evil will lie, cheat, steal – even inflict physical harm – if they believe it will silence and shut up Christian conservatives like you and me.

  4. Mark Herring:

    I had a callous and inexcusable lack of awareness and insensitivity to the pain my behavior could inflict on others.

  5. Evan Reiser:

    Those who fell victim to the attack effectively gave away their user names, passwords… which could allow attackers to steal the stimulus check and/or inflict additional financial damage.

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