Recent Examples of necrophilia from the Web
When he was finally arrested, the extent of his horrific crimes — including cannibalism and necrophilia — shocked the American public.
In the Vanderbilt football case, that was almost like necrophilia.
Capped with a slow-motion shrug and a widening of the eyes, Philips can make an unexpected punchline about necrophilia seem downright cheerful.
This act of brand necrophilia coincides with the release from jail of Stefan Ericksson, who was behind the whole thing in the first place.
Dahmer was convicted of murdering 16 men and boys between 1978 and 1991; his notoriety in the serial-killer canon stems from the grizzly, gruesome nature of his crimes and the evidence of cannibalism and necrophilia discovered upon his arrest.
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NECROPHILIA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of necrophilia for English Language Learners
: sexual feelings or activities that involve dead bodies
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