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ordeal

US [ɔrˈdil]
UK [ɔː(r)ˈdiːl]
  • n.折磨;磨难;煎熬;严酷的考验
  • Web严峻的考验;严峻考验;苦难经历
Plural Form:ordeals  
ordeal
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n.
1.
[ususing]
~ (of sth/of doing sth)
磨难;折磨;煎熬;严酷的考验a difficult or unpleasant experience
They are to be spared the ordeal of giving evidence in court.
他们将免受出庭作证的难堪。
The hostages spoke openly about the terrible ordeal they had been through.
人质公开陈述了他们所遭受的非人的折磨。
The interview was less of an ordeal than she'd expected.
面试并非如她想象的那样可怕。

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