Example sentences for: abyss

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

  • 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."

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • That evening, at the Bromells' apartment, after She had been carried up through the rational structureBy articulate stages, floor after flashing floor,And after we helped her get across the hall,And get across the room to a chair, somehowWe got her seated in a chair that was placedA little too far away from the nearest table,At the edge of the abyss, and there she sat,Exposed, her body the object of our attention--The heaviness of it, the helpless graceless leg,The thick stocking, the leg brace, the medical shoe.

  • It's a dark abyss or tunnel,


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