GRE Word List


an intermediate state after death for expiatory purification

The meaning of the word purgatory is an intermediate state after death for expiatory purification.

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exposurethe fact or condition of being exposed: such as
incursiona hostile entrance into a territory : raid
rationa food allowance for one day
wrestto pull, force, or move by violent wringing or twisting movements
exiguousexcessively scanty : inadequate
adaptto make fit (as for a new use) often by modification
condoneto regard or treat (something bad or blameworthy) as acceptable, forgivable, or harmless
forerunnerone that precedes and indicates the approach of another: such as
arteryany of the tubular branching muscular- and elastic-walled vessels that carry blood from the heart through the body