HyperDic: inflict

English > 1 sense of the word inflict:
VERBcommunicationinflict, bring down, visit, imposeimpose something unpleasant
inflict > pronunciation
Soundsihnflih'kt
Rhymesaddict ... verdict: 24 rhymes with ihkt...
English > inflict: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
Meaningimpose something unpleasant.
PatternSomebody ----s something on somebody
Synonymsbring down, visit, impose
Narrowerclampimpose or inflict forcefully
foistTo force onto another
giveinflict as a punishment
intrude, obtrudethrust oneself in as if by force
order, prescribe, dictateissue commands or orders for
Broadercommunicate, intercommunicatetransmit thoughts or feelings
Spanishcargar, imponer, infligir, inflingir
Catalanimposar, infligir
Nounsinflictionan act causing pain or damage

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