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Example Sentences for "inflict"

She thinks that hunters should be forbidden from inflicting suffering upon animals for sportOur army has inflicted heavy casualties on the enemy.

She thinks that hunters should be forbidden from inflicting suffering upon animals for sport.

When parrots are caged for a long time, the boredom can drive them crazy, with the result that many inflict wounds upon themselves.

Orchids often grow by clinging to trees and bushes, but do not inflict injury on their hosts.

The infliction of pain on laboratory test animals is sad, but sometimes necessary for the development of lifesaving medications.

The government may survive this scandal, but the damage inflicted on the party will likely cost them the election.

Government soldiers have inflicted heavy casualties on the rebel forces.

These insects have inflicted serious damage on the forests of our state.

The damage inflicted on the tourism industry of Toronto by the SARS epidemic cost the city millions of dollars.

Author Ernest Hemingway died at age 62 of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

An African proverb observes that a wound inflicted by a friend does not heal.

A Turkish proverb notes that even if the whole world conspired against you, it would not inflict a quarter of the harm you inflict upon yourself.

Cyril Connolly once noted that there is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another.

Mason Cooley once suggested that children enjoy inflicting pain until unhappiness teaches them tenderness.

Psychology experiments show that people are surprisingly willing to inflict pain on others if an authority figure tells them to do it.


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