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::: crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
::: swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
::: billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
::: antediluvian - antiquated; extremely ancient
::: effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
::: amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
::: behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
::: adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
::: intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
::: brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice