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noun as in ordeal

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Both cases, you’ve got to run through this gauntlet of regulations.

“The politics of the situation here is that this is Paytm throwing down the gauntlet to Google,” Medianama notes.

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Which means SaaS and cloud companies have made it through a somewhat steep gauntlet largely unscathed.

Two teams are competing for the chance to go through that gauntlet to get the deal.

If I’m going, it’s not to say, “Look, we’re throwing down the gauntlet, and this is now a purely adversarial relationship.”

The Infinity Stones are six magical stones that, when inserted into the Infinity Gauntlet, grant the wearer infinite power.

If she sat out 2016, the odds on favorite would probably be another veteran of the primary gauntlet, Vice President Joe Biden.

This group of men had formed an angry gauntlet in front of the clinic.

He may have reservations about going through that [gauntlet] drill again.

Students who survive the gauntlet and make it into college face a whole new set of challenges.

He saw Black Hood's gauntlet gloved hand closed on the handle of the knife that was thrust into Joseph's neck.

Black Hood slapped him hard across the side of the face with his gauntlet covered hand.

It showed Black Hood's gauntlet covered right hand grasping the knife that was plunged into Joseph's throat.

He had run the gauntlet through rows of pointed steel, and now new horrors awaited him.

Go either way, and he in the majority of instances must run the gauntlet of the slave states.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gauntlet, such as: armor, challenge, glove, onslaught, test, and trial.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.