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deep

(Down), adjective at the lowest point, below, below floor level, below ground level, below the floor, below the ground, beneath, under grade, under the ground, underground, underneath
Associated concepts: declaration against interest, declaraaion of a dividend, declaration of a trust, in deep trouble with the law, searching deep into the evidence of a case, self-serving declaration

deep

(Profound), adjective abstruse, astute, erudite, esoteric, intellectual, intellectually profound, penetrating, perceptive, philosophical, recondite, sagacious, sage, scholarly, thoughtful, wise
Associated concepts: deep constituted interpretation
See also: abstruse, broad, capacious, esoteric, extensive, incomprehensible, ingrained, intense, obscure, profound, recondite, sapient
References in classic literature ?
A berg that seemed ready to carry the world before it would ground helplessly in deep water, reel over, and wallow in a lather of foam and mud and flying frozen spray, while a much smaller and lower one would rip and ride into the flat floe, flinging tons of ice on either side, and cutting a track half a mile long before it was stopped.
It is not easy to shake one's fist at a man when in deep water, but George managed it.
At this point the current ran close to the shore, so that we were immediately in deep water, and, to my intense satisfaction, Victory struck out with a strong, overhand stroke and set all my fears on her account at rest.