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purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
quaint - odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque
swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
authenticate - prove genuine
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
amiable - agreeable; lovable; warmly friendly
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct