Adjective(1) of or relating to a sepulchre(2) gruesomely indicative of death or the dead(3) suited to or suggestive of a grave or burial
(1) Climbing on to the roof one winter night, knowing they were sitting round the fire, he called down the chimney in a sepulchral voice, ├ö├ç├┐Joseph and Elizabeth, the Lord commandeth thee to go to the Salt Lake City.├ö├ç├û(2) The funeral was a sepulchral mix of tears, pain, and black clothes.(3) The author of a treatise on sepulchral urns lately discovered in Norfolk was moved to comment.(4) The whole ensemble has a sepulchral quality, and it is no surprise to learn that the work was created in memory of the artist's father, who died last year.(5) Shafts of direct sunlight are carefully choreographed to shine down directly onto the altar, their intensity emphasized by the sepulchral semi-darkness of the surroundings.(6) The shade of corruption laid a sepulchral pall over the land, affecting all in its wake.(7) Unintelligible Latinisms litter the insides of the booklet, awkwardly coupling with sepulchral imagery.(8) The sad fact is, plenty of high-performing companies have positively sepulchral atmospheres, with employees who pretty much loathe their cipherlike existences.(9) In the sepulchral gloom of the strip club two other dancers are substituted.(10) He speaks in resigned, sepulchral tones, and seems to have a strange affinity toward shadows and corners.(11) The figure of Christ, his sepulchral pallor set off by a shroud of tender pink, confronts the viewer with awesome directness.(12) Tell us the worst, they said - and when I did, the silence was sepulchral .(13) Now our stone may differ a little from the general run of Holed Stones found in many of the sepulchral monuments to be found in Western Europe to India.(14) Old relics dotted the entrance beyond; knots of yarn and wool rippled, brightly-colored etchings which reflected dully in the sepulchral gloom.(15) He has a point: it would hardly be right to wear a sparkly suit and tight trousers while singing stark, sepulchral songs about death, pain and sorrow in a voice like the wind whistling through his old Appalachian bones.(16) He does not, it must be said, match one's idea of a funeral director, being neither gaunt nor sepulchral .
1. gloomy ::
2. ghastly ::
3. funereal ::
1. bright ::
2. cheerful ::
3. cheery ::
4. cordial ::
5. festive ::
6. friendly ::
7. gay ::
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