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a temporary condition of torment or suffering

or  in Roman Catholic theology:  the place where those who have died in a state of grace undergo limited torment to pay for their sins
  • This delicate contact with what I perceive of as the other side has left me far less apprehensive of my own demise, and yet with mixed opinion as to whether I was in Heaven, or Hell, or Purgatory.
    3 — 1908 (23% in)

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