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Justus Miles was the first to come to, and he found himself in Stygian blackness.

She appealed by a gesture to Heaven against the Stygian darkness of my mind.

They snapped off their torches and crouched in Stygian darkness.

It was not the sort of night we know on earth, but a Stygian blackness.

The Stygian darkness of his hiatus refused to lift by questioning.

It lurks in Stygian tombs, and is called forth into being only by wizards.

Men say our cult is a survival of the ancient Stygian serpent-worship.

Conan wondered how deeply the man was in the intrigues of the Stygian.

Open my eyes as wide as I might, I could not pierce the Stygian gloom.

Once a Stygian galley, fleeing from me, fled up the river and vanished.

WORD ORIGIN

"pertaining to Styx or the nether world," 1560s, from Latin Stygius, from Greek Stygios, from Styx (genitive Stygos); see Styx.

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