Example sentences for: afflicts

How can you use “afflicts” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • To that end, Slate offers a real Election Day forecast, predicting the outcomes of close Senate and gubernatorial races based on the Tuesday weather map in Monday's USA Today . (Why USA Today ? It does not suffer from the notorious liberal meteorological bias that afflicts the New York Times and the Washington Post .) In the interest of accuracy, Slate has updated the predictions based on USA Today 's Tuesday forecast.

  • I do believe that the administration has used the National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect (NIS-3) for purely political purposes--to demonize welfare reform and draw attention away from the fact that it (the administration) has no plan to rectify the crisis that afflicts the child-welfare system.

  • If I were he, I think I'd respond by saying that excessive prosperity is now a problem for just a few--and that the next president should see to it that it afflicts as many of us as possible.

  • Grateful Nation is said to present a powerful but one-sided argument for the existence of the "Gulf War syndrome" that many vets claim afflicts them.

  • Given that hookworm afflicts only the world's most impoverished, a major hurdle for the development of the Na -ASP-2 Hookworm Vaccine is its small commercial market.


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