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chasm
used in Anna Karenina

3 uses
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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
  • That chasm was life itself, the bridge that artificial life in which Alexey Alexandrovitch had lived.
    Part Two (21% in)
  • Now he experienced a feeling akin to that of a man who, while calmly crossing a precipice by a bridge, should suddenly discover that the bridge is broken, and that there is a chasm below.
    Part Two (21% in)
  • It was the chasm which he was afraid to peep into.
    Part Two (22% in)

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