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Origin of infliction
OTHER WORDS FROM inflictionpre·in·flic·tion, noun
Words nearby infliction
Example sentences from the Web for infliction
He enjoyed the infliction of pain, as long as he wasn't the object of it.
Thither i'th' evening, and which is the most infliction, Only to insult upon our miseries.Cler.The Little French Lawyer|Francis Beaumont
When one blow was harder than another a yell in proportion followed its infliction.Sport in Abyssinia|Dermot Mayo
I really think if it were only to ease her Majesty from such an infliction, they ought to have held on.Sybil|Benjamin Disraeli