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nether
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  • Chance people on the bridges peeping over the parapets into a nether sky of fog, with fog all round them, as if they were up in a balloon and hanging in the misty clouds.

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  • Intently he listened for any sound from the nether world...
    James Matthew Barrie  --  The Adventures of Peter Pan
  • ...she could not bear a coarse word, so far as her limited vocabulary reached she had a passion for euphemisms, and she scented indecency everywhere; she never spoke of trousers but referred to them as nether garments...
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage

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