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abyss

a·byss

abyss

 
pronunciation:
bIs
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a vast, unmeasurable space; bottomless pit.
In my nightmare, I fell into an abyss of fire.
synonyms:
abysm, deep, gulf
similar words:
canyon, chasm, gorge, pit, void
definition 2: anything resembling an abyss in its extent, unmeasurableness, or profundity.
the abyss of subatomic space
synonyms:
depths
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