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purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
biennial - every two years
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
cessation - stoppage
lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
artifice - deception; trickery
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate