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noun as in something very deep, usually a feature of land


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Such dark matter, a vast abyss, is evidence of a viral world we must come to understand better.

Doolittle, for example, is just one of many veteran relievers floating through this offseason abyss.

Out of the abyss of the primary came Darrell Issa, who served for nine terms in Congress in the neighboring 49th Congressional District.

In this age of advanced gene technology, the true abyss of renunciation from which we speak “I” is only now becoming obvious to us.

Big names use their longevity, time-tested popularity, and a fat purse to create a monopoly and call the market shot — and having earned proprietary eponyms, they push low-budget upcoming competitors into the abyss.

Hollywood, too, became enraptured by the exotic abyss of Stanleyville.

But, Ali warns all that can change quickly if Anbar continues to crumble, “right now, we are looking into the Abyss.”

And my beloved Zimbabwe has sunk from a promising beacon into an abyss of greed and dictatorship.

But when patients open their jaws, he totters on the abyss and gets no steadying hand from God.

And when I made the Abyss, which had a giant wave scene in it, those stopped.

He sees no longer the brink of the abyss beside which the path of progress picks its painful way.

In the abyss of her heart, too deep at first for recognition, the girl loved him, and had loved him from the very beginning.

The path leading to it is over a small ledge of rock, skirted on each side by a yawning abyss.

The poor, tearful desire lays a pale hand on reason's lips and gazes wistfully into the mysterious abyss of the Great Silence.

She points to her pinions stretched over the abyss of primeval fire, her eyes blinded by its awful glare, and remains silent.

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On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to abyss, such as: chasm, crevasse, depth, void, abysm, and fissure.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.