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Don't worry, the animal won't suffer any pain.
When parents argue constantly, it's the children who suffer most.
Some patients suffered severe side-effects from the treatment.
About one fifth of adults have suffered occasional periods of unemployment.
Our team suffered another humiliating defeat last night.
If you choose to ignore the rules, you'll have to suffer the consequences.
This is the British English definition of suffer. View American English definition of suffer.
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