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.
As a junior, Baker averaged 27.6 ppg (2nd in the country), 9.9 rpg, and 3.7 blocks per game (5th in the country), though the team finished with an abysmal 6-21 record. Entering his final season, Baker was called "America's Best-Kept Secret" by "Sports Illustrated" and the conference's most dominant player since Reggie Lewis by "Street Smith's College/Prep Basketball Preview" in 1992.
Due to the abysmal working conditions on board, Huiswoud and two of his Surinamese mates decided to jump ship when it was docked in New York, however.
His lengthy characterization of Heavy Metal as "dismal, abysmal, terrible, horrible, and stupid music, barely music at all" has been cited multiple times by academics as evidence of the contempt most critics held for the genre.
Writers adapted 12 monologues from personal tales handwritten by children living in abysmal conditions in rural South Africa.
Charka uses the opportunity to seize the "Celestra" for himself, trapping Starbuck and Apollo on board. The mutineers attempt to enlist Starbuck and Apollo to join them, then discover that it is Charka, not Kronus, who is responsible for the abysmal working conditions aboard the "Celestra".
Stoke had an abysmal disciplinary record this season and at times the attitude of the players on the pitch left lot to be desired.
Out of guilt and dissatisfaction, the In Vitro platoons, an abysmal failure, were dissolved.
She speaks of it as: "A book of initiation into an eroticism that is at once spectacular and abysmal, but also into the emptiness of this world.
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deign - condescend; stoop
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease