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noun as in charnel house

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If I think about it for a moment, there are obviously lots of policy implications of Gosnell's baby charnel house.

The factory had indeed become a charnel-house, it being useless for the chiefs to admonish their men to keep under cover.

Its door an entrance to a living charnel-house, its iron-barred windows but the outlook of hell!

I was in the pit, the abyss, the human cesspool, the shambles and the charnel-house of our civilization.

The spectacle now under their eyes was itself sufficiently disagreeable, seeming a very charnel-house.

No scavenger shark, no carrion crab, ever chambered more grisly secrets in his digestive processes than this big charnel bird.


On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to charnel, such as: boot hill, catacomb, cemetery, charnel house, churchyard, and city of the dead.

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