Example sentences for: afflicts

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

  • But the winner's curse afflicts auction bidders whenever there is uncertainty over the current or eventual value of the item on the block.

  • The Times of London said his job was to get rid of the "body-bag syndrome" that afflicts most NATO governments, "above all that of the militarily dominant US."

  • The host is Rosie O'Donnell, a symbol of the blandness that usually afflicts the awards.

  • 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.

  • An even more powerful reason flows from the groupthink that afflicts the White House press corps.


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