One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the herb is reputed to cure a variety of afflictions’
disorder, disease, malady, complaint, ailment, illness, indisposition, scourge, plague, trouble, menace, evil, visitation
2‘he bore his affliction with great dignity’
suffering, distress, pain, trouble, misery, wretchedness, hardship, misfortune, adversity, sorrow, torment, tribulation, woe, cross to bear, thorn in one's flesh, thorn in one's side
bane, trial, calamity, ordeal
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.