Example sentences for: abyss

How can you use “abyss” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • On the front page of Wednesday's Le Monde of Paris, the famous French economist and former presidential adviser Jacques Attali said the world was on the edge of an abyss and could plunge into "a planetary recession of which democracy, in several countries, could be the principal victim."

  • It's a dark abyss or tunnel,

  • Correo , a daily from the Basque city of Bilbao, condemned Aznar's pronouncements, warning that the growing chasm between Basque public opinion and that of the rest of the country could generate "a verbal escalation whose final objective couldn't be other than to deepen the abyss" between people "likely to take Basque nationalism to the ballot box and those who would like to prevent a sovereignty debate."

  • And even though the film is full of laughs, the jokes hover on the edge of the abyss: This is a world in which lurid colors and extravagant gestures are means of filling the void.

  • To impute such sacrifices to a desire for speed is not only a misinterpretation of the evidence but a curious thing to say, for those who are in a hurry are scarcely likely to stop everything, pick up this (or any other book) to check something, and then resume their headlong plunge into the solecistic abyss.


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