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purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
trite - hackneyed; commonplace
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
consensus - general agreement; opinion reached by a group
uproar - noisy confusion
evenhanded - impartial; fair
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.