abyss

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something of immeasurable and vast extent

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a bottomless gulf or pit

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Studying animals that live in ocean abysses has been difficult, but Bright designed traps for the young tubeworms.
The photo offers proof of erotic drives and abysses there aren't words for, which lasts for more than the length of a movie.
Greider talks of cataclysms ahead (there are a lot of "abysses" in this book), and he offers some suggestions on how to avoid them.
And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you." In Maile Chapman's debut thriller, Your Presence Is Requested at Suvanto, we are given characters whose loathsome qualities serve to thinly mask their own personal abysses. Set in the isolated countryside of 1920s' Finland, the tone is as detached and frigid as the landscape, forcing readers to brace themselves against the chilling and foreboding narrative.
Using an orbiting satellite tuned to listen in on the X-ray screams from black holes, astronomers have obtained the most detailed view yet of the environment surrounding these cosmic abysses.