Definition of abysm in English:
A literary or poetic term for abyss. the abysm from which nightmares crawl
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- For its self-referential abysms are only made darker by the thought that Rosemary Squires didn't pour her heart into this song: Irving Berlin did.
- ‘What she offered,’ notes the author, ‘in her most sensual, primitive, uncivilized and, from the standpoint of normal aesthetics, distasteful acts slipped over the brink - and she could take you with her - into the abysms of the sacred.’
- Crystal reached her shaking hand and took it as if it was her last salvation before she falls in the abysm.
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