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expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
institute - organization for a special purpose; V: establish
renown - fame; ADJ. renowned
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''