necrophile


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necrophile

[′nek·rə‚fīl]
(psychology)
A person affected with necrophilia.
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On the terrace, overlooking the lights of the Riviera, Parker--the world's first necrophile ingenue--strikes a pose by the pool while fielding questions for French television.
When Alfau writes about a necrophile, a woman who adores funerals and corpses and periodically falls into epochs of apparent death herself, it is surely authorship he is both mocking and mourning.
When Vladimir Nabokov wrote in Lolita that "you can always count on a murderer for a fancy prose style," he was not predicting the arrival of the serial killer and necrophile Ted Bundy.
He's a necrophile because his personal needs can only be satisfied by a dead body.
The protagonist, who has been attracted to dead creatures since she was a child, gets a job as an apprentice embalmer, comes to the full realization that she is a necrophile, and pursues her obsession with abandon.