Synonyms and Antonyms for trial-by-ordeal

1. trial by ordeal (n.)

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

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2. by-product (n.)

a secondary and sometimes unexpected consequence

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3. by-product (n.)

a product made during the manufacture of something else

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4. ordeal (n.)

a severe or trying experience

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5. ordeal (n.)

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

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8. trial (n.)

the act of undergoing testing

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10. by (adv.)

so as to pass a given point

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