GRE Word List

ORDEAL

severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction

The meaning of the word ordeal is severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction.

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acmepeak; pinnacle; highest point
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ingraineddeeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
felonperson convicted of a grave crime; CF. felony: serious crime
uproarnoisy confusion
debarbar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
infidelunbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)