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used in The Sunlight Dialogues

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a hole or dropoff so deep the bottom cannot be seen — often used figuratively to imply a frightening bottomless pit
  • The mistake reawakened her to the abyss between them: she might as well have decided to fall in love with a statue of King Edward.
    4 — Mama (31% in)
  • Through the high window at the end of the hallway he could see the dark windows of the office building opposite the M&T and he could feel in his blood the abyss falling away toward the street.
    8 — The Kleppmann File (57% in)
  • Taking my middle-class values from me is like pulling teeth, and when the value's gone, how dizzying and jagged the abyss revealed to the tongue!
    18 — The Dragon's Dwelling-Place and the Court for Owls (73% in)

There are no more uses of "abyss" in The Sunlight Dialogues.

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