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gauntlet

noun
variants: also

gantlet

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  1. a test of faith, patience, or strength before being adopted, school textbooks must often run the gauntlet of several local and state committees Synonyms cross, crucible, fire, trial (also gantlet), ordealRelated Words baptism, initiation; adversity, affliction, asperity, misadventure, mischance, misfortune, mishap, privation, tragedy, tribulation, trouble, vicissitude, woe; acid test, litmus test; challenge, complication, difficulty, grief, grievance, hardship, rigor; annoyance, discomfort, inconvenience, nuisance

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