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Word: abysmal

Definition: bottomless


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.

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