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::: apprise - inform
::: promontory - headland
::: generate - cause; produce; create
::: convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
::: entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
::: lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
::: disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
::: equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
::: waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
::: embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.