Definition of Inflicting

1. Verb. (present participle of inflict) ¹



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Definition of Inflicting

1. inflict [v] - See also: inflict

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inflicting

inflexing
inflexion
inflexional
inflexionally
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inflexive
inflexure
inflict
inflicted
inflicted insight
inflicted insights
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inflicters
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inflicteth
inflicting (current term)
infliction
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infliximab
inflorescence
inflorescences
inflorescent
inflow
inflowed
inflowing

Literary usage of Inflicting

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1. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1901)
"Disregarding the injury which he was inflicting on the Russia Company, he maintained that a British subject may with loyalty take service with any foreign ..."

2. American Constitutional Law by John Innes Clark Hare (1889)
"Laws inflicting on a Class Disfranchisement or Professional Disqualification. — The Legislature may regulate the Evidence or the Procedure, provided they do ..."

3. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"persons, under penalty of 500 livres, from inflicting torture on slaves of their own authority." Also an " arret," "concerning the freedom of slaves." 1713. ..."

4. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"... etc.;" Lord Brougham com- amount of pain he was inflicting. ceiled manikin," and the political economist McCulloch as "an obscure and insolent lout" and ..."

5. Ruling Case Law as Developed and Established by the Decisions and by William Mark McKinney, Burdett Alberto Rich (1915)
"Liability of Successor of Corporation inflicting Injury.—When land has been taken for the public use in accordance with law, and the compensation remains ..."

6. A Manual of Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology by Henry Cadwalader Chapman (1892)
"Wounds—Medico-Legal Definition of Wounds—Comparison of Wounds with Weapon inflicting Them and Clothes of Deceased—Incised, Contused, ..."

7. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"General Geary, reinforced by Wheaton's brigade, Sixth corps, maintained his position, inflicting severe losses on the enemy. ..."

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