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noun
  1. a painful or trying experience
  2. a trial in which the accused was subjected to a dangerous test (such as ducking in water), divine authority deciding the guilt of the accused
Translations:
  • French: calvaire
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: calvario
    (trans-bottom)
Etymology: Old English ordÄl


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