Scott Marlowe, fantasy author

Scott Marlowe

Author of the Alchemancer and Assassin Without a Name fantasy series

Wordnik Word of the Day: Necrolatry

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necrolatry

(noun) Worship of the dead; worship of the spirits of the dead, or of ancestors; excessive veneration or sentimental reverence toward the dead.

‘Necrolatry’ comes from the Greek ‘nekros,’ dead body, corpse, dead person, plus ‘latreia,’ worship, service paid to the gods, hired labor.



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