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the action or result of inflicting loss or pain

Synonyms for harm

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All he knew was that harm threatened the man and woman and that this nigger intended this harm.
Not for some time would Johnny answer this question, and then only when Kennan told him that there was no harm done and that he intended to let the black go.
And so, you and Homer and Simonides are agreed that justice is an art of theft; to be practised however `for the good of friends and for the harm of enemies,'--that was what you were saying?
Then I suppose that we ought to do good to the just and harm to the unjust?
But see the consequence:--Many a man who is ignorant of human nature has friends who are bad friends, and in that case he ought to do harm to them; and he has good enemies whom he ought to benefit; but, if so, we shall be saying the very opposite of that which we affirmed to be the meaning of Simonides.
And instead of saying simply as we did at first, that it is just to do good to our friends and harm to our enemies, we should further say: It is just to do good to our friends when they are good and harm to our enemies when they are evil?
I believe that Periander or Perdiccas or Xerxes or Ismenias the Theban, or some other rich and mighty man, who had a great opinion of his own power, was the first to say that justice is `doing good to your friends and harm to your enemies.
Tarzan of the Apes will not harm Teeka's balu," he said.
He sought to placate her; he urged his friendly intentions, and craned his neck to have a look at Teeka's balu; but the she-ape was not to be persuaded that he meant other than harm to her little one.
And while Teeka guarded suspiciously against harm, where there was no harm, she failed to note two baleful, yellow-green eyes staring fixedly at her from behind a clump of bushes at the opposite side of the clearing.
And whatever harm the world-maligners may do, the harm of the good is the harmfulest harm!
I told you, you rare charmer, you sweet witch, that you must stay and hear me, or do more harm than can ever be undone.
She told him in a timid manner,--for he was very loud, hoarse, and red-faced,--and besought him not to be angry, for they meant no harm, and would go upon their way that moment.
Barnaby's mother pleaded guilty to the accusation, and hoped there was no harm in it.
Is it no harm to have a constant hallooing and hooting under one's very nose, distracting one from business, and making one grind one's teeth with vexation?