Synonyms for charnel

Synonyms for (noun) charnel

Synonyms: charnel, charnel house

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

Similar words: vault, burial vault

Definition: a burial chamber (usually underground)

Synonyms for (adj) charnel

Synonyms: charnel, sepulchral, ghastly

Definition: gruesomely indicative of death or the dead

Usage: a charnel smell came from the chest filled with dead men's bones; ghastly shrieks; the sepulchral darkness of the catacombs

Similar words: offensive

Definition: unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses

Usage: offensive odors

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