purgatorial

adjective pur·ga·to·ri·al \ ˌpər-gə-ˈtȯr-ē-əl \

Definition of purgatorial

1 :of, relating to, or suggestive of purgatory
2 :cleansing of sin :expiatory

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15th century


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