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used in The Poisonwood Bible

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a very difficult or painful experience
  • I vowed that if I lived through this ordeal, I would not touch a single one of those animals they trapped and killed out there on the hillside like innocent children.
    Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (60% in)

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