Synonyms of 'crevasse'
a deep open crack in a glacierThe climber had fallen down a crevasse on to a ledge.
She watched him though a crack in the curtains.
An avalanche carried him into the deep abyss below.
The chasm was deep and its sides almost vertical.
a narrow cleft in the rocks too small for a human to squeeze through
There was a great crack, and a fissure opened up.
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in the sense of abyss
a very deep hole in the groundAn avalanche carried him into the deep abyss below.
in the sense of chasm
a very deep crack in the groundThe chasm was deep and its sides almost vertical.
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Thesaurus for crevasse from the Collins English Thesaurus