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Related / Similar Words: trench, oceanic abyss, rich, abstruse, recondite, cryptic, cryptical, inscrutable, mysterious, mystifying, bass, thick, deeply, late

 

Definition:
  • literary term for an ocean; "denizens of the deep";
  • a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor;
  • the central and most intense or profound part; "in the deep of night"; "in the deep of winter";
  • exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy; "deep political machinations"; "a deep plot";
  • strong; intense; "deep purple"; "a rich red";
  • very distant in time or space; "deep in the past"; "deep in enemy territory"; "deep in the woods"; "a deep space probe";
  • having great spatial extension or penetration downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or outward from a center; sometimes used in combination; "a deep well"; "a deep dive"; "deep water"; "a deep casserole"; "a deep gash"; "deep m;
  • relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply; "a deep breath"; "a deep sigh"; "deep concentration"; "deep emotion"; "a deep trance"; "in a deep sleep";
  • difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge; "the professor''s lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them"; "a deep metaphysical theory"; "some recondite problem in historiography";
  • of an obscure nature; "the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms"; "a deep dark secret"; "the inscrutible workings of Providence"; "in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson; "rituals t;
  • with head or back bent low; "a deep bow";
  • having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range; "a deep voice"; "a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice"; "a bass clarinet";
  • large in quantity or size; "deep cuts in the budget";
  • extreme; "in deep trouble"; "deep happiness";
  • (of darkness) very intense; "thick night"; "thick darkness"; "a face in deep shadow"; "deep night";
  • marked by depth of thinking; "deep thoughts"; "a deep allegory";
  • relatively thick from top to bottom; "deep carpets"; "deep snow";
  • extending relatively far inward; "a deep border";
  • to a great depth; "dived deeply"; "dug deep";
  • to far into space; "penetrated deep into enemy territory"; "went deep into the woods";;
  • to an advanced time; "deep into the night"; "talked late into the evening";

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    See Also: unfathomable

     

    Hyponyms: Atacama Trench, Bougainville Trench, Japan Trench, Nares Deep

     

    Attributes: depth

     

    Language Translations:
    Croatian: dubok   Danish: dyb  
    Finnish: syvä   Hebrew: עמוק  
    Hungarian: mély   Russian: глубокий  
    Slovene: globok   Spanish: profundo  
    Swedish: djup  
     
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