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afflicter (s) (noun), afflicters (pl)
A person or a situation that causes unhappiness, grief, and/or sorrow: The tornado was so severe that it was an afflicter which caused Robin's house to collapse on him and the rest of his family, killing all of them, except the little three-year old son who was heard crying loudly for his mother and father to help him.
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