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Definitions of inflict:

part of speech: verb transitive

To lay on: to impose, as punishment.

part of speech: verb

To lay on; to impose, as a punishment or disgrace.

part of speech: verb transitive

To cause by, or as if by, striking; cause to be suffered; impose as a punishment.

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In the R. Cath. Ch., a small crucifix, or a crucifix engraved on a plate, which used to be kissed by the priest and deacon, and passed on to the people in succession before leaving church; kiss of peace. ...

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