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to cause to undergo or bear (something unwelcome or damaging, for example)

to force (another) to accept a burden

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The stories were analyzed for the following themes: 1) specific ways by which genital ablation was achieved; 2) recipient and/or inflictor sexual arousal; 3) whether either the recipient and/or inflictor achieved orgasm; 4) recipient and/or inflictor age (minor or adult); 5) consent for genital ablation by the recipient; and 6) recipient and/or inflictor sex (male, female, or male-to-female).
Children, who learn to rely on violence from their parents as a way of solving problems, become inflictors of violence when they grow up.
Pace pair James Anderson and Ryan Sidebottom were the main inflictors of damage in the innings win at Trent Bridge, which sealed a 2-0 success.
The left was not the only home for narrow minded pain inflictors, of course, for the right had its fair share of them too.
While there is a tendency to view women's experiences as victims of violence as separate and distinct from their experiences as inflictors of violence, the two phenomena are interrelated.
More generally, the discourse offers a devastating critique of socio-political, economic and cultural processes of 'othering' whilst drawing attention to the simultaneous importance of subjectivity--of subjective pain and violence that the inflictors do not often wish to hear about or acknowledge.