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Posthumous

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"Thousands of petals, ripe-blown and silkily smooth, like the cheeks of innumerable little cherubs, but of cherubs, in that bright light, not exclusively pink and Aryan, but also luminously Chinese, also Mexican, also apoplectic with too much blowing of celestial trumpets, also pale as death, pale with the posthumous whiteness of marble."

Which word could BEST be substituted for posthumous in the preceding quote?

A

Dense

B

Impervious

C

Rapt

D

Retrospective

E

Engrossed