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used in David Copperfield

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a gorge so deep the bottom cannot be seen — often used figuratively to imply a frightening bottomless pit
  • I was swallowed up in an abyss of love in an instant.
    Chapters 25-27 (56% in)
  • When we came within sight of the sea, the waves on the horizon, caught at intervals above the rolling abyss, were like glimpses of another shore with towers and buildings.
    Chapters 55-57 (13% in)

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