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Synonyms for tribulation

Synonyms for tribulation

something hard to bear physically or emotionally

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

Synonyms for tribulation

an annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event

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Not backward can the Will will; that it cannot break time and time's desire--that is the Will's lonesomest tribulation.
Willing emancipateth: what doth Willing itself devise in order to get free from its tribulation and mock at its prison?
But, all this time, who shall detail the tribulations manifold of our friend Miss Ophelia, who had begun the labors of a Southern housekeeper?
Mean while The World shall burn, and from her ashes spring New Heav'n and Earth, wherein the just shall dwell And after all thir tribulations long See golden days, fruitful of golden deeds, With Joy and Love triumphing, and fair Truth.
thought D'Artagnan, "it is very little to offset the unexpected tribulations I am bringing to this poor devil who has so warmly welcomed me.
What if he hath decreed that I shall first Be tried in humble state, and things adverse, By tribulations, injuries, insults, Contempts, and scorns, and snares, and violence, Suffering, abstaining, quietly expecting Without distrust or doubt, that He may know What I can suffer, how obey?
Asmunsen's narrative of his tribulations as a quarry owner.
She was very handsome and she went through great tribulations.
The warlock of Essendean, they say, had made a mirror in which men could read the future; it must have been of other stuff than burning coal; for in all the shapes and pictures that I sat and gazed at, there was never a ship, never a seaman with a hairy cap, never a big bludgeon for my silly head, or the least sign of all those tribulations that were ripe to fall on me.
Cape Tribulation was verging on top drawer in his younger days but while the effects of old age are having an impact, a race like the Royal Caledonian Hunt Veterans' Handicap Chase at Kelso is well within his compass.
The tribulation that the author repeatedly refers to is an event that the Bible forewarns of; a time in which believers must be thoroughly prepared for or otherwise perish.
CAPE Tribulation appears to be a good hope of landing the Betfred Bowl (2.
Long Run, Captain Chris and Cape Tribulation were widely cut for the big race after the former winner was ruled out with a lung infection.
CAPE Tribulation is set to take his chance in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup after he was taken out of the Ladbrokes World Hurdle.
CAPE TRIBULATION gave trainer Malcolm Jefferson back-to-back victories with a smooth display in the Betfair Don't Settle For Less Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase at Wetherby.