SEPULCHRAL's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of sepulchral
Definition:
a. of or pertaining to burial, to grave, or to monuments erected to the memory of the dead
Example:
Spirits whispered in the rustling leaves, ghosts lurked in the murky nooks, the deep baying of a hound floated up out of the distance, an owl answered with his sepulchral note.
Sentence in Classic:
Jack Stepney gave a careless nod, and Grace Stepney, with a sepulchral gesture, indicated a seat at her side.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
I found myself back in the sepulchral city resenting the sight of people hurrying through the streets to filch a little money from each other, to devour their infamous cookery, to gulp their unwholesome beer, to dream their insignificant and silly dreams.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
All this was dark, disagreeable, wan, melancholy, sepulchral; traversed according as the crevices lay in the roof or in the door, by cold rays or by icy winds.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
He remained nailed to the spot, petrified, stupid, asking himself, athwart confused and inexpressible anguish, what this sepulchral persecution signified, and whence had come that pandemonium which was pursuing him.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
This group of victim and executioner was illuminated by the sepulchral light which he bore in his own soul.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
Yet, this wild hint seemed inferentially negatived, by what a grey Manxman insinuated, an old sepulchral man, who, having never before sailed out of Nantucket, had never ere this laid eye upon wild Ahab.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
The moon shining through the open blinds made the lamp appear to burn paler, and cast a sepulchral hue over the whole scene.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
As the dying cadence of his strains was falling on the ears of the latter, he started aside at hearing them repeated behind him, in a voice half human and half sepulchral.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context