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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. Relating to a grave or a burial.
2. Gloomy, serious, or sad.
From Latin sepulcrum (grave, tomb), from sepelire (to bury). Earliest documented use: 1615.
"A sallow-skinned wizard with a very mournful face got in. 'Morning, Arthur', he said in a sepulchral voice."
J.K. Rowling; Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix; Bloomsbury; 2003.
See more usage examples of sepulchral in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Persons appear to us according to the light we throw upon them from our own minds. -Laura Ingalls Wilder, novelist (1867-1957)