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1. purgāciǒun n.

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(a) Cleansing; also, the scouring or refinement of metal; also, the purification of the philosopher's stone; (b) a disposal site, a garbage dump; (c) maken a purgacioun of, to dispose of (filth)…

2. remissiǒun n.

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(a) Release from duty or obligation; freeing of captives; Bibl. dai of remissioun, a holiday from work; yer of remissioun, a Jubilee year; also, a Sabbatical year; don (maken) remissioun, to grant…