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chasm +‎ -y


chasmy ‎(comparative more chasmy, superlative most chasmy)

  1. Of or pertaining to a chasm; abounding in chasms.
    • 1858 Thomas Carlyle, History of Friedrich II of Prussia
      North-eastward, at the extreme right, or Elbe point of it, where Griine and the Austrians stand, it has grown so chasmy, we judge that Griine can neither advance nor be advanced upon: so we leave him standing there, — which he did all day[.]
    They cross the chasmy torrent's foam-lit bed. — Wordsworth.

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