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::: perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
::: edify - instruct; correct morally
::: rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
::: purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
::: progenitor - ancestor
::: succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
::: anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
::: analgesia - condition of being unable to feel pain
::: occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
::: terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer