Crossword Clue and Answers

Let's see if we can help you solve the crossword puzzle "Afflict", we have 12 possible answers for this crossword clue, so hopefully we can assist you.

This clue in was most recently seen in the wild in Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

We classify Afflict to be a VERY COMMON crossword clue as we've seen it more than 12 times in a variety of crossword publications.

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  • Evening Standard Easy Crossword - Monday, 6 Dec 2021
  • Evening Standard Easy Crossword - Monday, 4 Oct 2021
  • Evening Standard Easy Crossword - Monday, 2 Aug 2021
  • The Mirror Classic - Saturday, 22 May 2021
  • The Mirror Classic - Sunday, 16 May 2021
  • Evening Standard Easy Crossword - Monday, 22 Mar 2021
  • The Mirror Classic - Monday, 8 Mar 2021
  • Evening Standard Easy Crossword - Monday, 11 Jan 2021
  • The Daily Mail Quick - Sunday, 29 Nov 2020
  • The New York Times Crossword - Saturday, 28 Nov 2020
  • The Mirror Classic - Thursday, 29 Oct 2020
  • The Mirror Classic - Monday, 21 Sep 2020

Crossword Answers

3 letters

Aromatic bulb used as seasoning

Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

4 letters

The act of damaging something or someone

5 letters

Inflict a heavy blow on, with the hand, a tool, or a weapon

Decorate or cover lavishly (as with gems)

6 letters

An annoyance; "those children are a damn plague"

7 letters

Come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists"

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Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"

A whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)

The act of harassing someone

An effort that is inconvenient; "I went to a lot of trouble"; "he won without any trouble"; "had difficulty walking"; "finished the test only with great difficulty"

8 letters

Infringe on the rights of


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