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Trial by ordeal   /trˈaɪəl baɪ ɔrdˈil/   Listen
Trial by ordeal

noun
1.
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.  Synonym: ordeal.






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