sepulchral


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sepulchral

sepulchral effigy
Of, or pertaining to, a tomb.
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The other 15 sites include 17 royal mounds, constructed as two-storeyed sepulchral towers.
Almost all of it is murky and depressing, set in empty sepulchral bars, large impersonal spaces, and the night-time woods around Violet's home on the Isle of Wight.
Gabriel endlessly made portraits of his sister, from early sketches and his first completed oil painting in 1848 to a group of sepulchral chalk drawings in 1877, when he was recovering from a breakdown (Fig.
Hydriotaphia, Urn Burial, or, a Discourse of the Sepulchral Urns lately found in Norfolk.
But it is fiercely opposed by Franco's descendants who are refusing to take his remains to the family sepulchral vault in Galicia in northwestern Spain, and the main opposition conservative Popular Party (PP) which has warned it will challenge the decree in court.
She has never been the kind of woman who favoured a sepulchral black wardrobe and moody makeup, as her latest show's heroine does.
Archaeologists illustrate entirely new ways to think about death and burial in the prehistoric Aegean by using the notion of performance and its stage--both the wider human landscape and the sepulchral architectural nodes within it.
Approached in the right frame of mind, graveyards are soothing rather than sepulchral.
For once the bass section's location worked to advantage, giving their interjection a disembodied sepulchral sound.
interviewing the sepulchral man: "You will be wiser in time, friend
By putting himself beyond the reach of earthly powers at the same time that he was suffering the most abysmal maltreatment at the hands of the sepulchral Pharisees and their cohorts and the professional killers that the Roman soldiers were, Jesus showed that we might be more than human and find salvation after all.
Slender forms, drawn in smudgy graphite, look a little sepulchral and Goyaesque.