Example sentences for: afflicts

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

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

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

  • It might be rooted in some sort of primal hunter-gatherer-type urge, the kind that afflicts most men when they enter a Price Club ("Of course we need 24 gallons of WD-40, honey.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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