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gauntlet

noun
variants: also gantlet

Synonyms of gauntlet

a test of faith, patience, or strength
  • before being adopted, school textbooks must often run the gauntlet of several local and state committees

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The first known use of gauntlet was in the 15th century

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“Gauntlet.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gauntlet. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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