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deep

  

      adj  
1    extending or situated relatively far down from a surface  
a deep pool     
2    extending or situated relatively far inwards, backwards, or sideways  
a deep border of trees     
3      (Cricket)   relatively far from the pitch  
the deep field, deep third man     
4   
a    postpositive   of a specified dimension downwards, inwards, or backwards  
six feet deep     
b    (in combination)  
a six-foot-deep trench     
5    coming from or penetrating to a great depth  
a deep breath     
6    difficult to understand or penetrate; abstruse  
7    learned or intellectually demanding  
a deep discussion     
8    of great intensity; extreme  
deep happiness, deep trouble     
9    postpositive; foll by: in   absorbed or enveloped (by); engrossed or immersed (in)  
deep in study, deep in debt     
10    very cunning or crafty; devious  
a deep plot     
11    mysterious or obscure  
a deep secret     
12    (of a colour) having an intense or dark hue  
13    low in pitch or tone  
a deep voice     
14    go off the deep end  
Informal  
a    to lose one's temper; react angrily  
b      (Chiefly U.S.)   to act rashly  
15    in deep water   in a tricky position or in trouble  
16    throw (someone) in at the deep end      See       end       28  
      n  
17    any deep place on land or under water, esp. below 6000 metres (3000 fathoms)  
18    the deep  
a       a poetic term for the       ocean  
b      (Cricket)   the area of the field relatively far from the pitch  
19    the most profound, intense, or central part  
the deep of winter     
20    a vast extent, as of space or time  
21      (Nautical)   one of the intervals on a sounding lead, one fathom apart  
      adv  
22    far on in time; late  
they worked deep into the night     
23    profoundly or intensely  
24    deep down  
Informal   in reality, esp. as opposed to appearance  
she is a very kind person deep down     
25    deep in the past   long ago  
     (Old English deop; related to Old High German tiof deep, Old Norse djupr)  
  deeply      adv  
   deepness             n  
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