abysm (n.) Old form(s): Abisme
abyss, chasm, gulf
AC III.xiii.147[Antony to Thidias] my good stars ... / Have empty left their orbs and shot their fires / Into th'abysm of hell
Sonn.112.9[] In so profound abysm I throw all care
Tem I.ii.50[Prospero to Miranda] the dark backward and abysm of time
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