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  1. ordeal

    • IPA[ôrˈdēl]

    美式

    • n.
      a painful or horrific experience, especially a protracted one;an ancient test of guilt or innocence by subjection of the accused to severe pain, survival of which was taken as divine proof of innocence
    • noun: ordeal, plural noun: ordeals

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a painful or horrific experience, especially a protracted one the ordeal of having to give evidence
    • 2. historical an ancient test of guilt or innocence by subjection of the accused to severe pain, survival of which was taken as divine proof of innocence ordeals conducted in the twelfth century ordeal by fire
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    • IPA[ɔːˈdiːl]

    英式

    • n.
      a very unpleasant and prolonged experience: the ordeal of having to give evidence

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