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Word: posthumous

Definition: after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel


Sentences Containing 'posthumous'

``Yes, yes,''said Caderousse; and his eyes glistened at the thought of this posthumous revenge.

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