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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A chasm or very deep gorge.

Usage examples (37)
  • If you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.
  • Drawing them back from the abyss is the real challenge that confronts us.
  • I know the abyss is there, but the picket fence stops me stumbling in by accident.
  • Thu 10/29/09 3: 29 PM the abyss is the most UNDERRATED of his movies. its fabulous but no one ever remembers it for more
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  • Word of the 2009 Nat. Spelling Bee finals.
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