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desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
perdition - damnation; complete ruin; hell
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
divulge - reveal
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial