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probation

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a systematic search for the truth or facts about something
  • a candidate for the priesthood must be able to withstand an intense probation of his personal character

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“Probation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/probation. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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