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Definition

[n] literary term for an ocean; "denizens of the deep"
[n] a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
[n] the central and most intense or profound part; "in the deep of night"; "in the deep of winter"
[adv] to a great depth; "dived deeply"; "dug deep"
[adv] to far into space; "penetrated deep into enemy territory"; "went deep into the woods";
[adv] to an advanced time; "deep into the night"; "talked late into the evening"
[adj] exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy; "deep political machinations"; "a deep plot"
[adj] strong; intense; "deep purple"; "a rich red"
[adj] very distant in time or space; "deep in the past"; "deep in enemy territory"; "deep in the woods"; "a deep space probe"
[adj] having great spatial extension or penetration; downward ("a deep well"; "a deep dive"; "deep water"; "a deep casserole"); or inward from an outer surface ("a deep gash"; "deep massage"; "deep pressure receptors in muscles"); or backward ("deep shelves"; "a deep closet"); or laterally ("surrounded by a deep yard"); or outward from a center ((sports) "hit the ball to deep center field"); sometimes used in combination; "waist-deep"
[adj] relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply; "a deep breath"; "a deep sigh"; "deep concentration"; "deep emotion"; "a deep trance"; "in a deep sleep"
[adj] difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge; "the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them"; "a deep metaphysical theory"; "some recondite problem in historiography"
[adj] of an obscure nature; "the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms"; "a deep dark secret"; "the inscrutible workings of Providence"; "in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson; "rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands"
[adj] with head or back bent low; "a deep bow"
[adj] having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range; "a deep voice"; "a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice"; "a bass clarinet"
[adj] large in quantity or size; "deep cuts in the budget"
[adj] extreme; "in deep trouble"; "deep happiness"
[adj] (of darkness) very intense; "thick night"; "thick darkness"; "a face in deep shadow"; "deep night"
[adj] marked by depth of thinking; "deep thoughts"; "a deep allegory"
[adj] relatively thick from top to bottom; "deep carpets"; "deep snow"
[adj] extending relatively far inward; "a deep border"

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