1. charnel house, charnel, vault, burial vault

usage: a vault or building where corpses or bones are deposited


1. charnel, ghastly, sepulchral, offensive (vs. inoffensive)

usage: 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"

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