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1    a deep cleft in the ground; abyss  
2    a break in continuity; gap  
3    a wide difference in interests, feelings, etc.  
     (C17: from Latin chasma, from Greek khasma; related to Greek khainein to gape)  
  chasmic      adj  
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abyss, alienation, breach, cavity, cleft, crater, crevasse, fissure, gap, gorge, gulf, hiatus, hollow, opening, ravine, rent, rift, split, void  

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chiasm, Cham, chasmal, chasmic

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