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Synonyms of 'crevasse'

(noun) 
Definition
a deep open crack in a glacier
The climber had fallen down a crevasse on to a ledge.
Synonyms
crack
She watched him though a crack in the curtains.
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abyss
An avalanche carried him into the deep abyss below.
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chasm
The chasm was deep and its sides almost vertical.
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cleft
a narrow cleft in the rocks too small for a human to squeeze through
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fissure
There was a great crack, and a fissure opened up.
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bergschrund

Additional synonyms

in the sense of abyss
Definition
a very deep hole in the ground
An avalanche carried him into the deep abyss below.
Synonyms
in the sense of chasm
Definition
a very deep crack in the ground
The chasm was deep and its sides almost vertical.
in the sense of cleft
Definition
an indentation or split
a narrow cleft in the rocks too small for a human to squeeze through

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