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Abyss and related words

There are a few words in the abysso-, abyss-, abys- unit that will help give you a source for several "bottomless" words.

At the bottom of modern man there is always a great thirst for self-forgetfulness, self-distraction; and therefore he turns away from all those problems and abysses which might recall to him his own nothingness.

—Henri Frédéric Amiel (1821-1881)
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