POSTHUMOUS in a Sentence

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 a.  happening after a person's death, as of child born after father's death
Classic Sentence:
1  "Yes, yes," said Caderousse; and his eyes glistened at the thought of this posthumous revenge.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 83. The Hand of God.
2  There was also "Animal Hero, Second Class," which was conferred posthumously on the dead sheep.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter IV
Example Sentence:
1  The critics ignored his works during his lifetime; it was only after the posthumous publication of his last novel that they recognized his great talent.
2  The world's most popular social network will begin allowing its members to designate someone—what they call a “legacy contact”—to manage parts of their accounts posthumously.
3  He was confirmed posthumously as a member of the Chinese Communist Party.