Definition of Abysses

1. Noun. (plural of abyss) ¹



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Definition of Abysses

1. abyss [n] - See also: abyss

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abysses

abyeing
abyes
abying
abyme
abymes
abys
abysm
abysmal
abysmally
abysms
abyss
abyssal
abyssal fish
abyssal plain
abyssal zone
abysses (current term)
abysslike
abyssomicin
abyssomicins
abyssopelagic
abzyme
abzymes
ac-
acacia gum
acacialike
acacias
acacin
acacine
acad

Literary usage of Abysses

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1. The American Quarterly Review by Robert Walsh (1835)
"Lamenting Jordan lift his billows hoarse, That with sublimer wo and plaint do weep I have not heard, from his abysses deep Than that wherewith the Prophet ..."

2. Letters from Abroad to Kindred at Home by Catharine Maria Sedgwick (1841)
"... others encumbered with riches, some treading on the confines of Heaven, others in the abysses of sin, and all sealed with the seal of immortality. ..."

3. The Bottom of the Sea by LĂ©on Sonrel (1875)
"... in the Seas of the Temperate and the Frown Zones—Natural Illumination of the Oceanic abysses. SHALL we say the play of life is pleasing to the Deity ? ..."

4. Woman in Music by George Putnam Upton (1886)
"... would again sport over the abysses of the ocean without being extinguished or submerged in the chilling depths, adding, as the living hues were thrown ..."

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