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Present participle of afflict.
If so, he might have the key to crippling the cancer afflicting his operations.
The winds over the weekend assisted in not afflicting Barwick with the thudding bass of the music.
According to a study from the USDA, the biggest health issue afflicting seniors aged 60 and older is high blood pressure.
Since the mid-1970s, amniocentesis has been used routinely to test for Down syndrome, by far the most common, nonhereditary, genetic birth defect, afflicting about one in every 1,000 babies.
He was more and more appalled by the memories afflicting his brother, what he'd gone through since his supposed death.
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