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 for deep
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Deep \Deep\, adv.
     To a great depth; with depth; far down; profoundly; deeply.
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           Deep-versed in books, and shallow in himself. --Milton.
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           Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring. --Pope.
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     Note: Deep, in its usual adverbial senses, is often prefixed
           to an adjective; as, deep-chested, deep-cut,
           deep-seated, deep-toned, deep-voiced, "deep-uddered
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Deep \Deep\ (d[=e]p), a. [Compar. Deeper (d[=e]p"[~e]r);
     superl. Deepest (d[=e]p"[e^]st).] [OE. dep, deop, AS.
     de['o]p; akin to D. diep, G. tief, Icel. dj[=u]pr, Sw. diup,
     Dan. dyb, Goth. diups; fr. the root of E. dip, dive. See
     Dip, Dive.]
     1. Extending far below the surface; of great perpendicular
        dimension (measured from the surface downward, and
        distinguished from high, which is measured upward); far to
        the bottom; having a certain depth; as, a deep sea.
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              The water where the brook is deep.    --Shak.
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     2. Extending far back from the front or outer part; of great
        horizontal dimension (measured backward from the front or
        nearer part, mouth, etc.); as, a deep cave or recess or
        wound; a gallery ten seats deep; a company of soldiers six
        files deep.
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              Shadowing squadrons deep.             --Milton.
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              Safely in harbor
              Is the king's ship in the deep nook.  --Shak.
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     3. Low in situation; lying far below the general surface; as,
        a deep valley.
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     4. Hard to penetrate or comprehend; profound; -- opposed to
        shallow or superficial; intricate; mysterious; not
        obvious; obscure; as, a deep subject or plot.
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              Speculations high or deep.            --Milton.
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              A question deep almost as the mystery of life. --De
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              O Lord, . . . thy thoughts are very deep. --Ps.
                                                    xcii. 5.
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     5. Of penetrating or far-reaching intellect; not superficial;
        thoroughly skilled; sagacious; cunning.
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              Deep clerks she dumbs.                --Shak.
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     6. Profound; thorough; complete; unmixed; intense; heavy;
        heartfelt; as, deep distress; deep melancholy; deep
        horror. "Deep despair." --Milton. "Deep silence."
        --Milton. "Deep sleep." --Gen. ii. 21. "Deeper darkness."
        --Hoole. "Their deep poverty." --2 Cor. viii. 2.
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              An attitude of deep respect.          --Motley.
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     7. Strongly colored; dark; intense; not light or thin; as,
        deep blue or crimson.
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     8. Of low tone; full-toned; not high or sharp; grave; heavy.
        "The deep thunder." --Byron.
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              The bass of heaven's deep organ.      --Milton.
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     9. Muddy; boggy; sandy; -- said of roads. --Chaucer.
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              The ways in that vale were very deep. --Clarendon.
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     A deep line of operations (Military), a long line.
     Deep mourning (Costume), mourning complete and strongly
        marked, the garments being not only all black, but also
        composed of lusterless materials and of such fashion as is
        identified with mourning garments.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Deep \Deep\, n.
     1. That which is deep, especially deep water, as the sea or
        ocean; an abyss; a great depth.
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              Courage from the deeps of knowledge springs.
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              The hollow deep of hell resounded.    --Milton.
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              Blue Neptune storms, the bellowing deeps resound.
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     2. That which is profound, not easily fathomed, or
        incomprehensible; a moral or spiritual depth or abyss.
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              Thy judgments are a great deep.       --Ps. xxxvi.
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     Deep of night, the most quiet or profound part of night;
        dead of night.
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              The deep of night is crept upon our talk. --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: to a great depth;far down; "dived deeply"; "dug deep"
             [syn: deeply, deep]
      2: to an advanced time; "deep into the night"; "talked late into
         the evening" [syn: deep, late]
      3: to a great distance; "penetrated deep into enemy territory";
         "went deep into the woods"
      adj 1: relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply; "a deep
             breath"; "a deep sigh"; "deep concentration"; "deep
             emotion"; "a deep trance"; "in a deep sleep" [ant:
      2: marked by depth of thinking; "deep thoughts"; "a deep
      3: having great spatial extension or penetration downward or
         inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or
         outward from a center; sometimes used in combination; "a deep
         well"; "a deep dive"; "deep water"; "a deep casserole"; "a
         deep gash"; "deep massage"; "deep pressure receptors in
         muscles"; "deep shelves"; "a deep closet"; "surrounded by a
         deep yard"; "hit the ball to deep center field"; "in deep
         space"; "waist-deep" [ant: shallow]
      4: very distant in time or space; "deep in the past"; "deep in
         enemy territory"; "deep in the woods"; "a deep space probe"
      5: extreme; "in deep trouble"; "deep happiness"
      6: having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range; "a deep
         voice"; "a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice"; "a
         bass clarinet" [syn: bass, deep]
      7: strong; intense; "deep purple"; "a rich red" [syn: deep,
      8: relatively thick from top to bottom; "deep carpets"; "deep
      9: extending relatively far inward; "a deep border"
      10: (of darkness) very intense; "thick night"; "thick darkness";
          "a face in deep shadow"; "deep night" [syn: thick, deep]
      11: large in quantity or size; "deep cuts in the budget"
      12: with head or back bent low; "a deep bow"
      13: of an obscure nature; "the new insurance policy is written
          without cryptic or mysterious terms"; "a deep dark secret";
          "the inscrutable 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" [syn: cryptic, cryptical, deep, inscrutable,
          mysterious, mystifying]
      14: 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" [syn: abstruse, deep, recondite]
      15: exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy; "deep
          political machinations"; "a deep plot"
      n 1: the central and most intense or profound part; "in the deep
           of night"; "in the deep of winter"
      2: a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor [syn:
         trench, deep, oceanic abyss]
      3: literary term for an ocean; "denizens of the deep"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  303 Moby Thesaurus words for "deep":
     Bassalia, Machiavellian, Machiavellic, absorbed, absorbing,
     abstract, abstracted, abstruse, abysm, abysmal, abyss, abyssal,
     abyssal zone, acute, ample, amplitudinous, ankle-deep, arcane,
     arch, ardent, artful, astute, at bottom, at the core, baritone,
     bass, bathyal zone, benthos, big drink, blue, blue water, booming,
     bottom waters, bottomless, bottomless depths, brine, briny, broad,
     broad-minded, cagey, canny, capacious, cavity, centered, central,
     chasm, civilized, clever, colored, commodious, complex,
     complicated, comprehensive, concealed, concentrated, consequential,
     considerable, contralto, contriving, crafty, crater, crevasse,
     cultivated, cultured, cunning, cute, dark, deceitful, deep-colored,
     deep-cut, deep-down, deep-echoing, deep-engraven, deep-felt,
     deep-fixed, deep-laid, deep-lying, deep-pitched, deep-reaching,
     deep-rooted, deep-seated, deep-set, deep-settled, deep-sinking,
     deep-sunk, deep-sunken, deep-toned, deepgoing, deepish, deeply,
     deepmouthed, deepsome, depth, designing, devious, difficult,
     diplomatic, discerning, drink, dyed, earnest, earnestly, educated,
     encyclopedic, engaged, engrossed, erudite, esoteric, exhaustive,
     expansive, extended, extending, extensive, far-reaching, feline,
     fervent, fixed, foxy, full, full-colored, grand, grave, great,
     ground, guileful, gulf, hard, heartfelt, heavily, heavy, hermetic,
     hidden, high sea, high seas, hole, hollow, homefelt, hued,
     hydrosphere, imbued, immersed, impenetrable, in Technicolor,
     in color, incomprehensible, indelible, indoor, infinite, ingenious,
     inmost, inner, inner space, innermost, inscrutable, inside,
     insidious, intense, intensely, intent, interior, internal,
     intestine, intimate, into, intricate, intriguing, intrinsic,
     inventive, involved, inward, irresistible, keen, knee-deep,
     knowing, knowledgeable, learned, lettered, literate, lost, low,
     low-pitched, main, main sea, maximum, mighty, mysterious, mystical,
     obscure, occult, occupied, ocean, ocean bottom, ocean depths,
     ocean floor, ocean main, ocean sea, pansophic, past comprehension,
     pawky, pelagic zone, penetrating, perspicacious, pervading,
     piercing, pit, plenary, plotting, poignant, politic, polyhistoric,
     polymath, polymathic, powerful, preoccupied, profound, profoundly,
     rapt, ready, recondite, resonant, resounding, resourceful, rich,
     roomy, rumbling, sagacious, sage, salt sea, salt water, sapient,
     scheming, scholarly, scholastic, sea, secret, sepulchral, serious,
     serpentine, set, shaft, sharp, shifty, shrewd, sincere, slick,
     slippery, sly, smooth, snaky, sneaky, sonorous, sophistical,
     spacious, spreading, stained, stealthy, strategic, strong,
     studious, subtile, subtle, supple, tactical, thalassa,
     the bounding main, the brine, the briny, the briny deep, the deep,
     the deep sea, the deeps, the depths, the seven seas,
     the vasty deep, tide, tinct, tinctured, tinged, tinted, toned,
     total, transcendental, trench, trickish, tricksy, tricky,
     unfathomable, vast, voluminous, vulpine, wary, wash-colored,
     weighty, well, wide, widespread, wily, wise, wise as Solomon,
     wrapped, wrapped up, yawning, yawning abyss

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

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From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     used to denote (1) the grave or the abyss (Rom. 10:7; Luke
     8:31); (2) the deepest part of the sea (Ps. 69:15); (3) the
     chaos mentioned in Gen. 1:2; (4) the bottomless pit, hell (Rev.
     9:1, 2; 11:7; 20:13).

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