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chasm
used in The Sea of Monsters

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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 large difference of opinion
  • ...it had a rope bridge across a chasm,
    Chapter 14 (1% in)
chasm = a large and deep and steep-sided opening on the earth's surface
  • There were lush green hills on either side and a wide valley in the middle, split by a deep chasm that was spanned by a rope bridge.
    Chapter 11 (23% in)
  • It wouldn't have been my first choice, given the man-eating sheep on the other side, but at the moment that looked better than this side of the chasm, and it gave me an idea.
    Chapter 15 (28% in)
  • The bridge fell away into the chasm, and the Cyclops howled ... with delight, because he was standing right next to us.
    Chapter 15 (37% in)
  • His heel slipped, the edge of the cliff crumbled, and the great Polyphemus made chicken wing motions that did nothing to help him fly as he tumbled into the chasm.
    Chapter 15 (59% in)
  • The shortest route was across the chasm, and we'd just destroyed the only bridge.
    Chapter 15 (84% in)

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