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Sample sentences for the GRE study word chasm

chasm can be used as a noun

1.It was the chasm which he was afraid to peep into. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
2.A chasm opens with a noiseless yawn. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
3.The bridge was a plank, and it crossed a chasm about four feet wide and two deep. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
4.I looked at the sky it was pure a kindly star twinkled just above the chasm ridge. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
5.That chasm was life itself, the bridge that artificial life in which Alexey Alexandrovitch had lived. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
6.They had concealed a natural chasm which led under the rock. - from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
7.A few yards from the end the soil was all ploughed up into a patch of mud, and the branches and ferns which fringed the chasm were torn and bedraggled. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
8.For many seconds I hearkened to its reverberations as it dashed against the sides of the chasm in its descent at length there was a sullen plunge into water, succeeded by loud echoes. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
9.Now he experienced a feeling akin to that of a man who, while calmly crossing a precipice by a bridge, should suddenly discover that the bridge is broken, and that there is a chasm below. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
10.I go hunting polar furs and the seal, leaping chasms with. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
11.The sun sank lower in the heavens we passed the river Drance and observed its path through the chasms of the higher and the glens of the lower hills. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
12.He said that his soul went with a great company to a place, in which there were two chasms near together in the earth beneath, and two corresponding chasms in the heaven above. - from The Republic by Plato

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