The chasm between the super-rich and everyone else has so widened that our elites seem to inhabit a different country.
Most of us, blessedly, are separated from that kind of pain by not just a gap, but a chasm.
The result in all three cases is a chasm between image and performance that magnifies the narrative of dashed expectations.
It was Netanyahu who opened up the chasm, going so far as to publicly press the U.S. to change its policy.
The fourth reality is a technological gap in voter mobilization; more accurately the gap is a chasm.
A young fellow of seventeen or eighteen crawled over the brink of the chasm and sat on the rocks to breathe himself.
Cautiously he drew back, still looking about for some means to cross the chasm.
He drew the steel, and, flourishing it before him, retreated toward the tree-trunk that extended across the chasm.
The wind hurled them into a chasm, 117 and their bodies were never recovered.
I took it heartily in mine, glad that the chasm between us was bridged at last.
1590s, "deep crack in the earth," from Latin chasma, from Greek khasma "yawning hollow, gulf," related to khaskein "to yawn," and thus to chaos. In English in 17c. often spelled chasma. Figurative use from 1640s. Related: Chasmal; chasmic.