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suffer

1. To experience pain or distress.
2. To be subjected to injury, loss, or damages.
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Sometimes he tries to joke and laugh with him, but that will not do; sometimes he endeavours to cheer him with talk about old times, and this at one time may serve to divert the sufferer from his own sad thoughts; at another, it will only plunge him into deeper melancholy than before; and then Hattersley is confounded, and knows not what to say, unless it be a timid suggestion that the clergyman might be sent for.
The sufferer was fast approaching dissolution - dragged almost to the verge of that awful chasm he trembled to contemplate, from which no agony of prayers or tears could save him.
The doomed sufferer submitted to his fate, resumed his former loathsome affection for the bosom fiend, and spent whole miserable days before a looking-glass, with his mouth wide open, watching, in hope and horror, to catch a glimpse of the snake's head far down within his throat.
Then, likewise, was heard that frightful hiss, which often ran through the sufferer's speech, and crept between the words and syllables without interrupting their succession.
The gentleman turned his head quickly, and noticed a youth making his way through the crowd, successfully, to the side of the sufferer. The distance was too great to hear what passed--but an empty coach, whose driver had stopped to gaze with the rest, was instantly drawn up, and the man lifted in, and followed by the youth, whose appearance had effected these movements with the silence and almost with the quietness of magic.
Marmaduke suggested that the fault might lie in the arteries and nerves; but Richard, considering the amputation as part of his own handiwork, strongly repelled the insinuation, at the same time declaring that he had often heard of men who could tell when it was about to rain, by the toes of amputated limbs, After two or three years, notwithstanding, Milligan's complaints gradually diminished, the leg was dug up, and a larger box furnished, and from that hour no one had heard the sufferer utter another complaint on the subject.
He may now depart in peace and innocence, a sufferer and not a doer of evil.
Once well established, the severity of this dreadful illness - and the misery it rains down on the sufferer - can destroy relationships and ruin the lives of not only the person suffering, but also everyone around them.
"As a migraine sufferer, I know how tough it can be just to try to function while experiencing one, let alone attempt to work.
Very often they interrupted the sufferer. The defense lawyers also often find such information, which discredits the sufferer.
The average allergy sufferer household spent about $33 on allergy O-T-C medicine in 2009 and made an average of 2.9 trips to retail stores.
Some of the most common allergic conditions: asthma, eczema and rhinitis, can seriously interfere with the quality of life of the sufferer, while an extreme allergic reaction to a particular substance, for instance latex, can be life threatening.