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::: infer - deduce; conclude; N. inference
::: meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
::: dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
::: distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
::: partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
::: verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
::: testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
::: emancipate - set free; liberate
::: enhance - increase; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve
::: subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?