Words I Love 020 – Sepulchral

Here’s the latest addition to my series that celebrates great words. I love the whole look and sound of this word. With it being Halloween today I thought this would be a suitable offering…

sepulchral

sɪˈpʌlkr(ə)l/

adjective

adjective: sepulchral
  1. relating to a tomb or interment.
    “sepulchral monuments”

Origin

early 17th century: from French sépulchral or Latin sepulchralis, from sepulcrum (see sepulchre).
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