Stygian


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Stygian

1. of or relating to the river Styx
2. Chiefly literary
a. dark, gloomy, or hellish
b. completely inviolable, as a vow sworn by the river Styx
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Follow up artists include (DJ) Dream Quest, Deemed Psychotic, Stygian Tars, Milwaukee's Black Orchid, and Jam for the Dead.
The interior has an all-black colour scheme, with the headliner, door panels and centre console all rendered in a stygian hue, silver accent stitching on the black cloth seats, door trim and leather-wrapped steering wheel, and a leather shift knob.
The symphony ends in stygian gloom with the tam-tam resounding - shades of Francesca again.
The skipper reversed the boat back into the safety of the sea, our environment, where we were engulfed in the anonymity of the Stygian gloom of the night, and waited.
At Scarborough, he peered through Stygian gloom to smash Yorkshire's bowling to all parts and lift Warwickshire to a CB40 semi-final against Lancashire.
Whether in the Stygian blackness of a bonded warehouse doorway, checking the locks by the feeble glow of my torch, or standing in the entrance arch of the East dock watching a bunch of drunken seamen heading across Tyndall Street at chucking-out time from the Cambridge or the East Dock pubs, I felt no apprehension.
The greeneye fish views its stygian home through fluorescent lenses that turn one color into another, researchers propose, making glowing green images out of hard-to-see violet objects.
As a friend and husband, he lamented the death of individuals close to him; as a Jacobite, he associated the return of the exiled Stuarts with the return of the dead from the underworld; as a drinking man, he celebrated the Stygian depths of the taverns in the cellars of old Edinburgh; as a physician, life and death were his stock in trade.
The second half, an innovative shadow puppet performance, is performed at the Stygian hour of 8:30 p.
I write to you today despite a Stygian bout of food poisoning.
Watching Stewart ("Macbeth") take command of the gloomy backstage theater set (designed by Santo Loquasto and lighted to Stygian effect by Kenneth Posner) is enough to make you swoon.
But to defeat such a foe Perseus must seek counsel with the Stygian witches, accompanied by spiritual guide Io (Gemma Arterton), Argon warrior Draco (Mads Mikkelsen) and his men.