from The Century Dictionary.
- In an afflictive manner; in a manner that is painful and trying.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adverb In an afflictive manner.
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- adverb In an
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 And this the fallen angels severely understand; who having acted their first part in heaven, are made sharply miserable by transition, and more afflictively feel the contrary state of hell.
Clean house and make our American process work again, afflictively.