ordeal

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English noun
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ordealordeals
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or‧deal
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IFA ɔːˈdiːəl 
Rimoj: --iːl
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el la mezangla *ordel, ordal, el la malnovangla ordēl, ordāl ‎(“ordeal, judgement”), el la praĝermana *uzdailiją ‎(“judgement”, literally “an out-dealing”), from *uzdailijaną ‎(“to deal out; dispense”), equivalent to or- +‎ deal. Cognate with Saterland Frisian Uurdeel ‎(“judgement; verdict”), West Frisian oardiel ‎(“judgement”), Dutch oordeel ‎(“judgement, discretion”), Low German Oordeel ‎(“judgement; verdict”), German Urteil ‎(“judgement, verdict”).

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[1] suferiga travivaĵo
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  1. A painful or trying experience.
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter XXI:
      “And do you realize that in a few shakes I've got to show up at dinner and have Mrs Cream being very, very kind to me? It hurts the pride of the Woosters, Jeeves.” “My advice, sir, would be to fortify yourself for the ordeal.” “How?” “There are always cocktails, sir. Should I pour you another?” “You should.”
    • 2012 December 29, Paul Doyle, “Arsenal's Theo Walcott hits hat-trick in thrilling victory over Newcastle”, The Guardian:
      Arsène Wenger confessed: "The result was not an accurate indication of the match." Certainly, at half-time it seemed unlikely that Arsenal would catch fire so spectacularly because the first half was a damp squib of a display from Wenger's team, as Newcastle initially showed no ill-effects from their Old Trafford ordeal.
  2. A trial in which the accused was subjected to a dangerous test (such as ducking in water), divine authority deciding the guilt of the accused.
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[1] damn Katherine Kanavagh for being ill and subjecting me to this ordeal.[1]
diablen Katherine Kanavagh pro esti malsana kaj submeti min al ĉi suferiga travivaĵo.

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[?] Macmillan Dictionary: „ordeal“ (brita), „ordeal“ (usona)
[?] Merrain-Webster Online Dictionary „ordeal
[?] Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus „ordeal
[1–4] Dictionary.com (vortaro angla-angla, trezoro kaj enciklopedio) „ordeal
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  1. E. L. James. Fifty Shades of Grey. -- Londono, 2005, paĝo