Example sentences for: abyss

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

  • 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.

  • In Volume 1 , Cook wonderfully described two of them, Marion Dickerman and Nancy Cook, as beginning a "slow slide toward that dangerous abyss they considered neutrality."

  • Yes, you can sing just about every one of Dickinson's poems to the tune of "I'd Like To Teach the World To Sing" (try it, it's fun), but that kind of surface-level orderliness is undermined by the speaker's disconcerting propensity to topple into the abyss, whether prompted by union with God, union with the beloved, or union with death.

  • Who whisperedthe old names for love to this earthand anger and ownership as it openedthe abyss of their future at their feet?

  • 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."


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