Noun(1) a bottomless gulf or pit; any unfathomable (or apparently unfathomable, often used figuratively
(1) In the late twentieth century, this schism would finally open into an abyss .(2) To me, death was a mysterious, dark, horrible thing that would catch you and drag you down into a deep abyss , away from everything and everyone you loved.(3) The abyss of ethnographic otherness has been momentarily bridged.(4) a rope led down into the dark abyss(5) The gates of hell will crack open and demons will rise from the abyss to terrorize mortal men.(6) The abyss between the generic business and the tight, small world of the famous classified growths is vast.(7) The companions walked in a huddled group as each of them kept looking over their shoulders and deep into the dark abyss , unable to close their eyes even for a second.(8) Personally, there was a huge abyss between father and son.(9) The ship turned sideways, with its right side overlooking the deep abyss at the center of the Maelstrom, slowly traveling in the water's currents.(10) In the chill of the Arctic and Antarctic, as in the chill of the deep abyss , the sperm whale is warmed by what whalers call ├ö├ç├┐the blanket├ö├ç├û, which is eight inches of blubber.(11) While Tralee has the habit of going to the edge of the abyss and then pulling back dramatically, financially-troubled projects in the town are giving the area a very negative image.(12) These valuations have opened an abyss between person and person over which an Achilles of free thought could not leap, shutter how he may.(13) Less than 30 seconds later, Maready was treading water as she watched the red beacon light of her tail rudder spiral deeper into the dark abyss .(14) All this in the face of a decline in both profits and prestige in investment banking - one thinks of F. Scott Fitzgerald and his cronies dancing on the edge of the abyss .(15) The presence of gold and silver in your portfolio will insure that you will emerge from the abyss with your capital intact.(16) It was a lonely walk, deep into an abyss that beckoned like a black hole, a fallen star.
1. chasm ::
2. gorge ::
3. ravine ::
4. canyon ::
5. fissure ::
6. rift ::
7. crevasse ::
8. hole ::
9. gulf ::
10. pit ::
11. cavity ::
12. void ::
13. bottomless pit ::
abyss, abyssal, abysses
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that reaches the end of the world
and plunges into the ABYSS.
Money Heist Season 3, Episode 7
there’s still something
before the edge of the ABYSS."
Money Heist Season 1, Episode 11
We were all plunging into an ABYSS,
Money Heist Season 3, Episode 7
"I'm at the bottom of a black hole
staring into the ABYSS.
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 21
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