Sentences Containing 'abysmal'
Then my friends began to cool down, and draw off, under shelter of occasional volleys, into silence and abysmal reverie.
Living, as they did, in what appeared to me impenetrable darkness, their eyes were abnormally large and sensitive, just as are the pupils of the abysmal fishes, and they reflected the light in the same way.
More Vocab Words::: humility - humbleness of spirit
::: carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
::: bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
::: hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
::: eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
::: sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
::: balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
::: rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
::: deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
::: paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry