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ordeal
used in BoneMan's Daughters

8 uses
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Definition
a very difficult or painful experience
  • The evidence response team from the Dallas field office revealed a dim reflection of Susan's ordeal during the four days she'd spent with her captor.
    Chapter 4 (43% in)
  • He now knew with very little uncertainty that at the end of this ordeal, Bethany would be either dead or fatherless, and he was surprised by the pain he felt at the latter possibility.
    Chapter 7 (90% in)
  • He'd rehearsed his words a dozen times through the night and had decided that he would start with an explanation of his ordeal before expressing his new outlook on both her and Bethany.
    Chapter 10 (31% in)
  • He was too distracted by his own loss to focus on his ordeal in the desert, Ricki thought, swiveling the leg that hung over her knee.
    Chapter 13 (50% in)
  • Few men have endured the kind of ordeal you faced in the desert, not to mention the divorce.
    Chapter 15 (22% in)
  • In fact, listening to them explain the fifteen-minute ordeal, one would think that Ryan was a sympathetic character in all of this.
    Chapter 21 (47% in)
  • We don't have enough evidence to determine if he's an original or simply copying BoneMan due to his ordeal in the desert.
    Chapter 28 (21% in)
  • The class members began to suffer psychological breaks as soon as six hours into the ordeal.
    Chapter 33 (23% in)

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