from The Century Dictionary.
- Fond of carrion; specifically, pertaining to the genus Necrophilus.
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But now I have heard this insensible and necrophilous oath, "¡Viva la Muerte!", and I, having spent my life writing paradoxes that have provoked the ire of those who do not understand what I have written, and being an expert in this matter, find this ridiculous paradox repellent.
But now I have heard this insensible and necrophilous oath, "¡Viva la Muerte!"
Those old Peruvians, like the Egyptians, had necrophilous leanings.
“A sort of homicidal lunatic’s brothel in a crypt” was how Maurice Richardson characterized the temptingly ill-concealed psychopathology of the vampire legend, adding that Dracula in particular was “a kind of incestuous, necrophilous, oral, anal-sadistic all-in wrestling match”.