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chasm
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
a large and deep and steep-sided opening on the earth's surface; or (more rarely) any large gap

or:

a very large difference — often of opinion
  • Reason sits firm and holds the reins, and she will not let the feelings burst away and hurry her to wild chasms.
    Chapter 19 (59% in)
chasms = deep pits
  • I looked at the sky; it was pure: a kindly star twinkled just above the chasm ridge.
    Chapter 28 (9% in)
chasm = a large gap or divide
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