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chasm
used in The House of Hades

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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
  • They'd been holding hands ever since they dropped into the chasm.
    p. 33.4
  • The landscape—at least what she could see of it—was rocky black plains, punctuated by jagged mountains and fiery chasms.
    p. 35.7
  • Another screeched and tried to fly away, but Percy sliced off her wings and sent her spiraling into the chasm.
    p. 237.3
  • Looming over the chasm, she was a churning figure of ash and smoke, as big as the Athena Parthenos statue, but very much alive.
    p. 405.3
  • Waves of darkness rolled out of the chasm, turning Annabeth's insides to jelly, but she couldn't show her fear.
    p. 408.1
  • Dividing the cavern was a new fifteen-meter-wide chasm, spanned only by two rickety stretches of bone flooring.
    p. 501.7
  • Jason, Piper, and Nico stood on the near side of the chasm, which was good, but they were surrounded by a ring of Cyclopes and hellhounds.
    p. 501.9
  • They clawed their way out of the pit, then milled about aimlessly, chest-bumping each other for no apparent reason, pushing one another back into the chasm, shooting arrows into the air as if trying to kill flies, and occasionally, out of sheer luck, throwing a javelin, a sword, or an ally in the direction of the enemy.
    p. 504.3
  • A dozen Cyclopes advanced on the crumbling bridges, while seal-shaped humanoids—telkhines, like Frank had seen in Atlanta—lobbed vials of Greek fire across the chasm.
    p. 505.0
  • The air above the chasm turned into a fireworks show of flaming projectiles, exploding rocks, and fresh produce.
    p. 506.2
  • He was dimly aware of Jason on his left flank, deflecting the incoming missiles with wind; Piper on his right, yelling charmspeak commands—encouraging the monsters to attack each other or take a refreshing jump into the chasm.
    p. 507.4
  • Frank's archers shot gryphons out of the air and caused chaos in the main body of the monster army across the chasm.
    p. 510.5
  • Three dead Romans rose into the air and flew across the chasm.
    p. 510.8
  • Across the chasm, empousai shouted commands in a language Frank didn't know, but the gist was obvious.
    p. 511.2
  • The remaining monsters on their side of the chasm tried to retreat, but the legion cut them down.
    p. 512.7
  • His friends peered across the chasm.
    p. 515.1
  • In front of them stretched a chasm so wide, Hazel couldn't see the other side.
    p. 548.4

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