Definition of "sepulchral" [se•pul•chral]

  • Of or relating to a burial vault or a receptacle for sacred relics. (adjective)
  • Suggestive of the grave; funereal. (adjective)

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Use "sepulchral" in a sentence
  • "'She laid the still white form beside those that had gone before,' quoth Bobby, in sepulchral tone."
  • "'I am the census-taker Time,' I boomed in sepulchral tones."
  • ""Kiss my fluffy face!" said the Doctor in sepulchral tones."