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Question with the noun Abyss

1 example:

Has your handbag turned into a black hole — a place where lipstick, car keys and cell phones disappear into the abyss?
(NBC Today, )

Sentences with the noun Abyss

31 examples:

She was in an abyss of despair.

Her pupils were black and deep as an abyss.

A great abyss seemed to open up between us.

Between me and my consciousness is an abyss.

One step further, and you will fall into an abyss.

There are no shortcuts to the peak, only to the abyss.

Defeated, the ex-champion fell into the abyss of despair

Don't look into the abyss. Otherwise, the abyss will gaze into you.

It was only when the fog lifted that we noticed that we had slept on the edge of an abyss.

I'm alone standing at the tip of the slow-dying year, the universe breack in waves at my feet, planets whirl about my head, rumpling my hair in the wind that rushes by, whithout giving an answer that would fill the abyss.

The body is a sponge, the soul an abyss.
(Yiddish proverb)

As a rule, after a high obstacle there comes an abyss.
(Valeriu Butulescu in Immensity of the Point)

If you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.
(Friedrich Nietzsche)

The world may end up under a Sword of Damocles on a tightrope over the abyss.
(Andrei A. Gromyko)

The process of delving into the black abyss is to me the keenest form of fascination.
(H.P. Lovecraft)

I have ceased moving, breathing and thinking. I am sounding the abyss of non-existence.
(Valeriu Butulescu in Immensity of the Point)

Saudi Arabia has jumped into the abyss.
(The Independent - World News, )

Eight points out of a playoff spot with 22 games to go is an abyss.
(The Vancouver Sun - Hockey, )

“Starting a company is like eating glass and staring into the abyss.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

A third missed drugs test left the world champion cyclist fearing she was about to plummet into an abyss.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Trump described an America awash in blood and corruption that only he can prevent from sliding into the abyss.
(NBC News, )

The focus shifts to a care home, where a lonely woman comforts a weeping man, both staring into an abyss of old age.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

He hauled himself back from the abyss of -3 in the second set to beat the hugely impressive Milos Raonic -3.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Alan Berliner takes an unblinking look as Edward Honig, a celebrated poet and professor, descends into the abyss of the disease.
(Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times Film Critic in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

They unleash forces of death and destruction that emphasise the utter fragility and powerlessness of their protagonists in the face of the abyss.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Thankfully, mercifully, and please feel free to use any other adverb that applies, the Lakers are finally stumbling into the last turn of their 2015-16 abyss.
(Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

It was, according to a British police officer who survived the ordeal, like stumbling through "an abyss of nothing", where all around was nothing but sheer terror.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Its unblinking look at a once-formidable intelligence descending into the abyss of Alzheimer's succeeds because of a fusion of subject and filmmaker that is transcendent.
(Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times Film Critic in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Tyson Fury stands poised on Saturday between the pinnacle of a mega-fight with world heavyweight supremo Wladimir Klitschko and the abyss of absurdly premature retirement, at just 26.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

It is moving testimony to the statesmanship and generosity of both of Afghanistan's leading presidential contenders that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has been allowed to take credit for having pulled Afghanistan back from the abyss.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

In all of this, 74-year General Khalifa Heftar (who is often described in press reports as ‘rogue’ for his past challenges to authority, and either loved or detested for his hard stand against “terrorists”), has emerged as a potential key actor in saving Libya from the abyss.
(Forbes - Business, )

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66 examples:

Call him an abyss - how deep he is!

The pupils of her eyes had the blackness of a deep abyss.

It's a dark abyss or tunnel Strewn with stones like rowlock, gunwale,

He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you.

An abyss calls another.
(Portuguese proverb)

The abyss laughs at the plain.
(Bajan proverb)

The deeper is the abyss, more brilliant is the pearl.
(Dan Costinaş in The Shadow of the Sea (Umbra mării), )

The passion is a torrent for men, and an abyss for women.
(Concepcion Arenal)

When you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.
(Friedrich Nietzsche)

Do not throw stones into the abyss, for you will not hit it!
(Octav Bibere)

At the very edge of the abyss, I realized someone was pushing me.
(Ninus Nestorovic)

And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.
(Friedrich Nietzsche)

We are at the edge of an abyss and we're close to being irrevocably lost.
(David R. Brower)

I am fond of them, of the inferior beings of the abyss, of those who are full of longing.
(Richard Wagner)

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
(Balzac)

Scotland’s domestic football drops into an ever deepening abyss.
(The Independent - Football, )

The rookie had reasons to fall further into an exhibition-season abyss.
(Mike Bresnahan and Eric Pincus in Los Angeles Times - Football, )

Abyss at Adventure World in Perth reaches neck-jerking speeds of up to 53mph.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

As HTC continues to fall into the financial abyss, another executive leaves the company.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

In 2012 Chelsea were staring into the Champions League abyss after losing -1 at Napoli.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

As Brian Stewart writes, that reckless dance into the abyss set the stage for our times.
(Brian Stewart in CBC News - World, )

One game from the abyss has turned into one game from the bliss of the Stanley Cup Final.
(Lisa Dillman in Los Angeles Times - Religion, )

'House' star plays neuropsychiatrist veering toward abyss in San Francisco noir thriller.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Black Desert is a truly unique and ambitious looking MMORPG from Korean developer Pearl Abyss.
(Forbes - Technology, )

When the fog cleared Hibernian found themselves peering, once more, into a Scottish Cup abyss.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Rewind to 2008. Elon Musk stands on the edge of an abyss, his companies nearing total failure.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The hole is clearly visible as the sun rotates, appearing to be a black abyss into the centre of the Sun.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The first quarter took investors on a wild ride, with stocks plunging into an abyss and then rocketing back out.
(The New York Times - Business, )

To hear Donald Trump tell it, America is teetering on the brink of the abyss - and only he can pull it to safety.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The response was fascinating, evidence of a perceptual abyss between men and women over the matter of sexual assault.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

As rebels from drive Iraq deeper into an abyss, experts and politicians are hoping the U.S. can help the troubled nation.
(NBC News, )

While steelworkers in Port Talbot stare into the abyss, a Saudi playboy swans around London in a fleet of golden supercars.
(Daily Mail - News, )

In interview with Italian glossy magazine Oggi, the 26-year-old said an 'abyss of pain' separates her from Meredith's family.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Losing your job can feel like falling into an abyss—and then having to drag yourself out on your belly through broken glass.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

But few industries rode a bullet train into the abyss so rapidly as China’s top publicly-traded makers of construction machinery.
(Forbes - Business, )

Leave it to Mr. Game 7 and a man who has created his own past playoff magic in this arena to lead the Kings out of their road abyss.
(Lisa Dillman in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

Despite the country’s current economic abyss, a record 400 shopping malls have broken ground targeting urban Iranians with a taste for luxury.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Data from sophisticated new ocean probes could help fill a major gap in knowledge about the deep, dark abyss and its linkage with climate change.
(NBC News Science, )

Researchers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium analyzed 18,000 hours of footage taken by deep sea vehicles and found the murky abyss covered in garbage.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A two-week-long seafaring mission off western Australia's coast has helped illuminate a deep and dark underwater abyss the size of the Grand Canyon.
(NBC News Science, )

IOC President Thomas Bach says former IAAF head Lamine Diack brought his sport "into the abyss" by extorting money from athletes to cover up doping.
(The Associated Press in CBC Sports, )

For four days last week, officials from Major League Soccer and its players' union stood on the edge of an abyss, grasped hands and prepared to jump.
(Kevin Baxter in Los Angeles Times - Soccer, )

Europe edged closer towards the deflation abyss on Friday as the inflation rate across the single-currency bloc fell to a five-year low of just 0.3 per cent.
(The Independent - Business, )

Donald Trump aims at the fears of many Americans that the country is spiraling toward an abyss, using visceral images that are powerful, if often inaccurate.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Ukraine's interim President Oleksander Turchynov warned pro-Russian eastern regions they would be stepping into the abyss if they voted for self-rule on Sunday.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

An observational analysis shows that turbulent mixing in the abyss around Antarctica varies with the strength of surface eddies and thus probably also wind speeds.
(Nature Geoscience, )

With Brian Burke’s 18-wheeler one Riddick Bowe punch away from being flung over the Scarborough Bluffs, the Toronto Maple Leafs face a potential abyss this weekend.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Ukraine's acting president has warned regions in eastern Ukraine risk stepping "into the abyss" by voting in favour of self-rule in a separatist referendum on Sunday.
(The Independent - World News, )

EXCLUSIVE: Researchers from Nottingham fitted volunteers with cameras and sensors to measure their reactions as they rode The Ultimate Abyss on the Harmony of the Seas.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

For years, Greece's negotiations with its European creditors have featured moments in which all parties stare into the abyss, fear what they see, and step back to reach a deal.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

When Argentina fell into the economic abyss a decade ago after defaulting on its sovereign debt, Brazil suffered right along with it, nearly following its neighbor into insolvency.
(Fox News - World, )

Jorge Lorenzo's MotoGP title hopes were dragged back from the abyss after winning a chaotic Australian Grand Prix that saw championship leader Marc Marquez disqualified over a pit stop infringement.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The University of Essex recently partnered with Blue Abyss in creating the world's deepest research and training pool at its Colchester campus for simulating space, as well as deep sea environments.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Their front office brass took a seat two weeks ago at Isotopes Park in Albuquerque to see the Rockies' top prospect, the right arm that, the club hopes, will help rescue them from the pitching abyss.
(The Denver Post - Sports, )

For a man who had a heart attack last year, whose political party seems to be charging into the abyss, and who faces being sued by one of the country's richest, Frank Field doesn't half look chipper.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Nevertheless, matching Dark Souls’ sublime expansion pack - Artorias of the Abyss - is an equally unenviable task with it holding a strong claim towards being the greatest piece of DLC in videogame history.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Zackary Canepari's photo project, called Love Machines, shows Real Dolls' faces and bodies in various states of production inside a San Marcos, California factory called Abyss Creations.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Noted underwater director-cinematographer Al Giddings, whose credits include the Oscar-winning films “Titanic” and “The Abyss,” is looking for a buyer to surface for his longtime ranch in Emigrant, Mont.
(Los Angeles Times - Tennis, )

Dark Souls has enough content to fill two very long games, but thanks to a fan petition From Software has released the Artorias of the Abyss DLC, adding several new areas, bosses, and lots of new loot to the game.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Manchester United are ready to rival Arsenal’s interest in the Sporting Lisbon defensive midfielder William Carvalho, as they desperately seek to halt the slide into the abyss which has continued under Louis van Gaal.
(The Independent - Sport, )

The fans were expectant of victory at the start of what Coach Alain Vigneault called the biggest hockey game in New York in 20 years, but the Rangers were dominated by the Los Angeles Kings and fell into a -0 series abyss.
(The New York Times - Hockey, )

Ukrainian leader Oleksander Turchinov warned pro-Russian eastern regions they would be stepping into the abyss if they voted for self-rule on Sunday in a referendum that has raised Western fears of a slide to full civil war.
(NBC News, )

James Cameron, the Canadian director who took moviegoers to The Abyss and to the extraterrestrial worlds of Aliens and Avatar, tells The Current about his real-life journey to an alien world in the deepest part of the world's oceans.
(CBC News - Technology & Science, )

Stephen Greenblatt’s marvelous book, “The Swerve: How the World Became Modern,” follows the thin thread by which the Roman philosopher Lucretius was plucked from the abyss by an intrepid book hunter name Poggio Bracciolini in 1417.
(Forbes - Technology, )

The people of Greece have presented the European Union with the greatest political crisis in its history after voters decisively rejected years of further austerity and effectively challenged Brussels to throw a member state into the economic abyss.
(The Independent - World News, )

Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss after the bailout program it has relied on for five years expired at midnight Tuesday and the country failed to repay a loan due to the International Monetary Fund, deepening fears over whether it will be able to remain in the eurozone.
(Fox News - World, )

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