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::: purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
::: adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
::: privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
::: susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
::: salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
::: forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
::: hoodwink - deceive; delude
::: replenish - fill up again
::: firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
::: throes - violent anguish