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inf likt

  • v  impose something unpleasant

  • Rioters jumped onto the rig, pulled Denny from the cab of his truck and began to inflict a horrific beating, all recorded from above by a news chopper.
  • His alleged Ponzi scheme could inflict $50 billion in losses on society types, retirees and nonprofits.
  • So why does the legal protection derived from so-called individual "freedom of religion" cover these injuries the devout inflict on others including family members incapable .
News & Articles

  • Severe weather slams Upper Midwest; mid-Atlantic may be next
    A fast-moving storm system struck parts of the Upper Midwest hard on Wednesday evening, delivering blows to Chicago and many other communities before moving quickly to inflict damage farther east.
    June 13, 2013 - CNN
  • What is a derecho?
    A fast-moving storm system struck parts of the Upper Midwest hard on Wednesday evening, delivering blows to Chicago and many other communities before moving quickly to inflict damage farther east. The Windy City itself experienced gusts that measured about 50 mph around 6 p.m. (7 p.m. ET), in addition to dime-size hail, the National Weather […]
    June 13, 2013 - CNN
  • Woman sees gunman, hits the gas
    By all accounts, suspected Santa Monica shooter John Zawahri was ready to inflict maximum harm.
    June 12, 2013 - CNN
Quotes

  • Robert Duffy in Forbes
    What I take exception to is the use of these statistics and the damage they inflict on a number of these cities,said Mayor Robert Duffy, chairman of the Criminal and Social Justice Committee for the US Conference of Mayors.
  • Vladimir Putin in Washington Post
    Projects that may inflict serious environmental damage to the region cannot be implemented without prior discussion by all five Caspian nations,Putin said, apparently suggesting each capital should have a virtual veto on energy transport.

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