vivisepulture


vivisepulture
vivi·sepulture

English syllables. 2014.

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  • vivisepulture — noun The practice of burying someone alive. Thus, to characterize the Victorian worry about premature burial as a product of morbid romanticism, or of the sheer mythopoeic force of vivisepulture, is to ignore the deep confusion over human… …   Wiktionary

  • vivisepulture — ˌvivə+ noun Etymology: vivi + sepulture : the act or practice of burying alive * * * vivisepulture / sepˈl chər/ noun (rare) Burial alive • • • Main Entry: ↑vivi …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wendy Guey — from West Palm Beach, Florida, was the winner of the 1996 Scripps National Spelling Bee, when she was 12.cite news | url = http://www.cnn.com/US/9605/31/spelling.bee.winner/ | title = How do you spell victory? Vivisepulture : Girl wins national… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Scripps National Spelling Bee champions — The Scripps National Spelling Bee is a competition held annually in Washington, D.C. in the United States at the Gaylord National Resort Convention Center over a two day period at the end of May or beginning of June. The spelling bee competiti… …   Wikipedia

  • vivisect —   v.t. experiment on by dissecting, while alive.    ♦ vivisection, n.    ♦ vivisepulture, n. burying alive …   Dictionary of difficult words


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