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a suffix used to form adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -tor or -tory2 : gladiatorial; purgatorial.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of -orial

Middle English -oriale.See -or2, -ory2, -al1
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