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Synonyms for trial

Synonyms for trial

the examination and deciding upon evidence, charges, and claims in court

Synonyms

a procedure that ascertains effectiveness, value, proper function, or other quality

an operation employed to resolve an uncertainty

a trying to do or make something

a state of pain or anguish that tests one's resiliency and character

something hard to bear physically or emotionally

one that makes another totally miserable by causing sharp pain and irritation

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constituting a tentative model for future experiment or development

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Would it have been desirable to have composed the court for the trial of impeachments, of persons wholly distinct from the other departments of the government?
He was now the first to take the bow and arrow, so he went on to the pavement to make his trial, but he could not string the bow, for his hands were weak and unused to hard work, they therefore soon grew tired, and he said to the suitors, "My friends, I cannot string it; let another have it, this bow shall take the life and soul out of many a chief among us, for it is better to die than to live after having missed the prize that we have so long striven for, and which has brought us so long together.
Let us warm the bow and grease it--we will then make trial of it again, and bring the contest to an end.
And now, the trial being over, the good citizens of the Emerald City scattered to their homes, well content with the day's amusement.
At the trial, and still with honest belief, several testified to having seen Ernest prepare to throw the bomb, and that it exploded prematurely.
He testified to this at the trial, but no one believed him.
Those Parisians who flocked to the Assize Court at Versailles, to be present at the trial of what was known as the "Mystery of The Yellow Room," will certainly remember the terrible crush at the Saint-Lazare station.
The trial itself was presided over by Monsieur de Rocouz, a judge filled with the prejudice of his class, but a man honest at heart.
From the trial of James Stewart my husband gleaned much valuable material for his novel, the most important being the character of Alan Breck.
John Macfarlane, introduced as evidence in the trial, says: "There is one Alan Stewart, a distant friend of the late Ardshiel's, who is in the French service, and came over in March last, as he said to some, in order to settle at home; to others, that he was to go soon back; and was, as I hear, the day that the murder was committed, seen not far from the place where it happened, and is not now to be seen; by which it is believed he was the actor.
We passed a few sad hours until eleven o'clock, when the trial was to commence.
The trial began, and after the advocate against her had stated the charge, several witnesses were called.
At the very beginning of the trial Raskolnikov's mother fell ill.
Apart from the danger of her morbid excitement, there was the risk of someone's recalling Raskolnikov's name and speaking of the recent trial.
Before this he had met life with a welcome-- it had its trials, but none that a man could not face.