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purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
arbitrary - unreasonable or capricious; random; tyrannical; Ex. arbitrary ruler
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
irrevocable - unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke
rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
patrimony - property inherited from a father
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
notable - conspicuous; worthy of note; remarkable; important; distinguished; noted