gulf

Part of speech: noun

A partly enclosed tract of water smaller than a sea.

Part of speech: noun

An abyss; chasm.

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Usage examples "gulf":

  1. Alas, but even now she felt as if the gulf of death separated her from those to whom it had been her painful delight to minister! - "Weighed and Wanting", George MacDonald.
  2. 7.- We are in the Gulf- stream. - "Journal of an African Cruiser", Horatio Bridge.
  3. While He was in our very souls, there would yet lie between Him and us a gulf of misery, of no- knowledge. - "Paul Faber, Surgeon", George MacDonald.