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"He who fights with monsters should be careful lest he thereby become a monster. And if thou gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will also gaze into thee. [...]" --Friedrich Nietzsche.

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An abyss is a bottomless or unfathomed depth, gulf, or chasm; hence, any deep, immeasurable, and, specifically, hell, or the bottomless pit. It can also refer to infinite time; a vast intellectual or moral depth.

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Abyss (religion), Bottomless pit (Bible)

Abyss refers to a bottomless pit, to the underworld, to the deepest ocean floor, or to hell.

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