necrophobia

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necrophobia

[‚nek·rə′fō·bē·ə]
(psychology)
Abnormal dread of death and of dead bodies.
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Submerged in the funereal, it is possible to imagine Laurel awash in the erotic and necrophobic, taking in the essence of New Orleans's ovens and pigeonholes as she journeys back and forth to the Hibiscus on the streetcar line, waiting for her shift at the hospital to watch her father die.
I sincerely hope that the University of Chicago Press would not be so deeply prejudiced, so necrophobic in short, as to refuse publication.
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