Example sentences for: inflicted

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

  • According to Richard Flores, “The term ‘rinche’ not only signifies mistrust or deceit, but also the violence and exploitation inflicted upon the Mexicano community by the Texas Rangers” (1992,171).

  • The administration believes that the president and his top advisers should not be subjected to the kind of endless, borderless, remorseless investigation that Kenneth Starr has inflicted on Clinton.

  • Males invokes Department of Justice findings that show "parents and caretakers inflicted a half-million serious injuries on children and youths in 1993, quadruple the number reported in 1986."

  • Little physical damage was inflicted, but the psychological effect was significant.

  • Plant leaves and other plant parts including peppers were then rubbed into the wounds on the noses of the dogs [ 20 ] . This was done on the assumption that the power of scent in dogs was improved by these practices since the nasal mucous membranes were cleaned, the perceptions were sharpened, and the dog would keep its nose to the ground when hunting [ 20 21 ] . There seemed to be a mental connection of success in acquisition of game with pain previously inflicted on the hunter and his dog [ 20 ] . The nervous system of the dogs was irritated to such an extent that it was responsive to even the slightest external stimulus and therefore more likely to be successful in hunting [ 21 ] . There was also the belief that inflicting pain was a means of preparing to meet without flinching any pain or danger that could arise during the chase [ 20 ] . This preparation was not ill-advised since Lachesis muta muta often lives in the burrows of lappe and tatou [ 22 ] . Each hunting dog was trained to hunt one sort of game [ 20 ] .


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