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 for sepulchral
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sepulchral \Se*pul"chral\, a. [L. sepulcralis: cf. F.
     1. Of or pertaining to burial, to the grave, or to monuments
        erected to the memory of the dead; as, a sepulchral stone;
        a sepulchral inscription.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Unnaturally low and grave; hollow in tone; -- said of
        sound, especially of the voice.
        [1913 Webster]
              This exaggerated dulling of the voice . . . giving
              what is commonly called a sepulchral tone. --H.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: of or relating to a sepulchre; "sepulchral inscriptions";
             "sepulchral monuments in churches"
      2: gruesomely indicative of death or the dead; "a charnel smell
         came from the chest filled with dead men's bones"; "ghastly
         shrieks"; "the sepulchral darkness of the catacombs" [syn:
         charnel, ghastly, sepulchral]
      3: suited to or suggestive of a grave or burial; "funereal
         gloom"; "hollow sepulchral tones" [syn: funereal,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  32 Moby Thesaurus words for "sepulchral":
     baritone, bass, cavernous, cinerary, contralto, deep, deep-echoing,
     deep-pitched, deep-toned, deepmouthed, dirgelike, dismal,
     epitaphic, exequial, feral, funebrial, funebrious, funebrous,
     funeral, funerary, funereal, grave, heavy, hollow, low,
     low-pitched, mortuary, mournful, necrological, obituary, obsequial,

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