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  • adv. in a sepulchral manner


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  • Ahuna, sepulchrally muttering prayers and meles, moved about, lighting various whale-oil lamp-calabashes.


  • ‘Did it overtake you, or did you overtake it?’ whispered Hannah sepulchrally.

    Two on a Tower

  • “Hiiiiiiiiiiii, Laura,” said Lulu, as thin and sepulchrally pale as ever.

    A Hopeless Romantic

  • Indeed: Since I'd created a brand-new avatar, I was teleported to "Arwic North Outpost," a newbie area that was gorgeous -- Asheron's Call 2 is a visual treat -- but sepulchrally quiet.

    Not With a Bang but a Whimper

  • The Jewish elders stared sepulchrally at the wilderness of open hatches and rude passageways, as though they were prophesying death.

    Our Mr. Wrenn

  • It was curious to see him lying in the parlour of this alien residence, candles at his head and feet, burning sepulchrally, a silver cross upon his breast, caressed by his waxen fingers.

    Jennie Gerhardt

  • When they reached home, black as crows in their stiff, heavy mourning, the house itself, sepulchrally dark, sepulchrally silent, felt like a tomb.

    Two Tales of Old Strasbourg

  • She lowered her voice sepulchrally, and Rome laughed.

    Rome's Revenge

  • ‘The Reading of the Will’, he intoned sepulchrally.

    All Shall Be Well

  • ` And can you hear me when I say this? 'it said, this time in a sepulchrally deep voice.

    Mostly Harmless


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