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abysses

noun
plural of abyss

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an immeasurable depth or space
  • looking down at the dark ocean from the ship's rail, the cruise passenger felt as though he was staring into an abyss

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“Abysses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abysses. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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