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Stygian Line breaks: Sty¦gian
Pronunciation: /ˈstɪdʒɪən/

Definition of Stygian in English:


1Relating to the River Styx in Greek mythology.
1.1 literary Very dark: the Stygian crypt
More example sentences
  • The gleaming steel catches the sunlight, casting a play of sparkling reflections and shadows into the Stygian, subterranean depths.
  • The darkness of their hearts is infinite, Stygian - black as an adder, or Hitler's mustachios.
  • Shall thou, unburied, view the Stygian waters and the Furies' strong river, and unbidden draw near the bank?

Words that rhyme with Stygian

callipygian, Cantabrigian, Phrygian
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