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purgatory

US [ˈpɜrɡəˌtɔri]
UK [ˈpɜː(r)ɡət(ə)ri]
  • n.炼狱;受难的处所(或状态);惩戒所;折磨
  • adj.洗清的;净化的;涤罪的
  • Web炼狱之城;暂时的苦难;炼狱说
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n.
1.
炼狱a place or state in which the souls of dead people suffer for the bad things they did when they were living, so that they can become pure enough to go to heaven
2.
(informal)
受难的处所(或状态);惩戒所;折磨;磨难any place or state of suffering
Getting up at four o'clock every morning is sheer purgatory.
每天早上四点起床简直是活受罪。

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