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::: rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
::: solvent - able to pay all debts; N. solvency
::: opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
::: constituent - supporter; voter; member of a constituency; component
::: unravel - disentangle; solve
::: glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
::: culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
::: horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
::: artifice - deception; trickery
::: compensatory - making up for; repaying