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abyss
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
a hole or dropoff so deep the bottom cannot be seen — often used figuratively to imply a frightening bottomless pit
  • The immediate contingency overtook him, pulled him back from the edge of the theoretical abyss.
    p. 121.9
abyss = bottomless pit (figurative usage)
There are no more uses of "abyss" in The Great Gatsby.

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