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ordeal
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • The National Council of Metal Industries won’t put itself again through the ordeal of having me for guest of honor.
  • Was it an ordeal for you?
  • She knew that he hated the ordeal of signing the "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" on the registers of squalid roadside hotels.
  • This world ordeal is the result of man’s attempt to live by reason!
  • I was still faking reality, and it had the inexorable result: instead of protection, it brought you a more terrible kind of ordeal, instead of saving your name, it forced you to offer yourself for a public stoning and to throw the stones by your own hand.
  • The tortured faces strung out above the speakers’ table were not succeeding in their efforts to hide that they looked like men enduring an ordeal; the calm of Galt’s face seemed radiant among them; she wondered who was prisoner here and who was master.

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  • She survived a 14-day ordeal stranded at sea.
  • He couldn’t understand why Aunt Queen would let him go through this ordeal, especially on his birthday.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Forged by Fire

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