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Sentence examples for ordeal from high-quality English sources.

  • She could relate to Susannah's ordeal.

  • Flying home afterwards was an ordeal no woman should have to endure.

  • The main types of ordeal are ordeals by divination, physical test, and battle.

  • They are living a real ordeal under the indifferent, even accusatory gaze of the authorities.

  • I hope that this conclusion gives her some closure to a harrowing ordeal."

  • Although fatal consequences often attend an ordeal, its purpose is not punitive.

  • When Emma contacted Airbnb about her ordeal, the company offered her a £40 voucher to apologise for the inconvenience.

  • Despite his ordeal, Frierson continues to be positive about the upheaval sweeping America in the anti-police brutality protests.

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  • Some of Abdurihim’s family members resorted to sleeping in Beijing’s airport to avoid the ordeal, which would sometimes last their entire stay.

  • Navalny’s ordeal: a drug overdose; heavy drinking the night before; the side effects of anti-depressants; a botched medical treatment in the West.

  • Nasreen Ansari, who is among those who fled their homes in Shiv Vihar, says their ordeal began on Tuesday afternoon, when only women were at home.

  • The horrific ordeal that this young woman has been subjected to today and throughout the trial is utterly indefensible and should not be allowed to continue.

  • But if you’re currently under a shelter in place order or you’re simply being diligent about social distancing and staying home, then cutting out these expenses may be less of an ordeal.

  • When Pele, earlier this week, said that Ronaldo playing well depended on his mind and not his body, he spelt out the widely held belief that the striker's emotional ordeal is not over yet.

  • The Edward James Olmos movie “Windows on the World,” about a Mexican family’s ordeal during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, was scheduled to open on 100 theater screens nationwide this summer.

  • Obama’s move toward normalizing relations with Cuba, adding that his own ordeal and the injustice with which Cuban people had been treated were “a consequence of two governments’ mutually belligerent policies.”

ordeal sentence examples

  • Korean citizens who have survived the ordeal and escaped the regime emerge with harrowing tales of the compatriots and family members who didn’t make it — most killed off by the cruel combination of prolonged near-starvation and slavish forced labour.

  • Then there is the climbing price of the imported dried cranberries with which she studs her goat cheese by hand; the power blackouts that make refrigerating it a daily ordeal; and the wildly fluctuating exchange rate, which has forced her to raise prices three times.

  • After his kidnapping ordeal, Mr Sulaiman agreed that offering kidnappers a better alternative was the only way to end the crisis: "The government should negotiate with their leaders and provide them with what they said they were lacking, in terms of farming and cattle rearing."

  • While concerned fans have repeatedly questioned where Johnson's friends and family have been throughout her public ordeal, a source from her "sober team" told Insider that Johnson has "had every support system" possible, including multiple attempts to receive treatment through hospitals and rehabilitation facilities.


  • noun event

    - a severe or trying experience

  • noun act

    - a primitive method of determining a person's guilt or innocence by subjecting the accused person to dangerous or painful tests believed to be under divine control; escape was usually taken as a sign of innocence

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  • • Relevant word or phrase for ordeal is trial by ordeal

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