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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inflict  \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. 
  Cf  {Flail}.] 
  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 
  disgrace?  --Drygen. 
 
  The  persecution  and  the  pain  That  man  inflicts  on 
  infero-ior  kinds.  --Cowper. 




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