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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 se·pul·chral /səˈpʌlkrəl ||ˈpʊl-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Se·pul·chral a.
 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.
 2. Unnaturally low and grave; hollow in tone; -- said of sound, especially of the voice.
    This exaggerated dulling of the voice . . . giving what is commonly called a sepulchral tone.   --H. Sweet.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]
      3: suited to or suggestive of a grave or burial; "funereal
         gloom"; "hollow sepulchral tones" [syn: funereal]