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Definition of Inflicting
InflictingInflict In*flict", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inflicted; p. pr. &
vb. n. Inflicting.] [L. inflictus, p. p. of infligere to
strike on, to inflict; pref. in- in, on + fligere to strike.
To give, cause, or produce by striking, or as if by striking;
to apply forcibly; to lay or impose; to send; to cause to
bear, feel, or suffer; as, to inflict blows; to inflict a
wound with a dagger; to inflict severe pain by ingratitude;
to inflict punishment on an offender; to inflict the penalty
of death on a criminal.
What heart could wish, what hand inflict, this dire
The persecution and the pain That man inflicts on
infero-ior kinds. --Cowper.
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