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Noun
A deep inlet of the sea almost surrounded by land, with a narrow mouth
“As the oil is sucked from the ground, the earth itself subsides, and the oily waters of the gulf of Guinea seep deeper inland, poisoning the heart of these once fertile swamps.”
Noun
A deep ravine, chasm, or abyss
“It wasn't so much a gulf in class, more like a Grand Canyon-style chasm.”
Noun
A large difference or division between two people or groups, or between viewpoints, concepts, or situatios
“Sunderland may be challenging for promotion back to the Premiership, but the gulf between the two divisions was never more evident as Everton eased through virtually without breaking sweat.”
Noun
Water moving rapidly in a circle with a hollow in the center
“… the doomed ship was sucked into the gulf and consigned to Davy Jones's locker.”
Verb
To cover with a flood
“… with the administration gulfed by so many real problems, it's absurd for the president to concern himself with this nonissue.”
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