Example sentences for: inflicting

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  • Klayman has found an opening to harass his political opponents, inflicting costly all-day depositions on Harold Ickes, Stephanopoulos, James Carville, Paul Begala, and many others.

  • The new English language Arab Daily said Thursday that the government's clampdown on "bad news" has "opened the door to rumors, inflicting a higher toll on the people than the truth would achieve."

  • Hypothesis 3 says that when I buy a $100 gun, I protect myself from, say, $150 worth of property loss, while inflicting, say, $75 worth of property loss on my neighbors--because half the criminals who try unsuccessfully to rob me go on to rob someone else instead.

  • But McCain has come up with an ass-backward method of inflicting merit pay--an idea that's awful for so many reasons one almost doesn't know where to begin criticizing it.

  • 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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