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trial

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made or done as an experiment

  • a trial medical procedure that should be considered only after all other options have been exhausted
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trial

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1 a test of faith, patience, or strength

  • living with her insufferable relatives was a real trial
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baptism of fire

2 a private performance or session in preparation for a public appearance

  • ran another trial of the aerial performance before opening night
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3 a procedure or operation carried out to resolve an uncertainty

  • trials by medical researchers haven't determined whether the medication is safe or not
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4 an effort to do or accomplish something

  • will rest and make another trial at climbing the mountain
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assay [archaic], attempt, bash [chiefly British], bid, crack, endeavor, essay, fling, go, offer, pass, shot, stab, try, whack, whirl

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5 something that is a source of irritation

  • trying to have a coherent phone conversation with his senile father was always a trial
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