" Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from The Eternal." - Dante Alighieri
noun: purgatory; plural noun: purgatories; noun: Purgatory
1.(in Roman Catholic doctrine) a place or state of suffering inhabited by the souls of sinners who are expiating their sins before going to heaven.
- mental anguish or suffering.
"this was purgatory, worse than anything she'd faced in her life"
synonyms:torment, torture, misery, suffering, affliction, anguish, agony, woe, hell;
1.having the quality of cleansing or purifying.
"infernal punishments are purgatory and medicinal"