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Stygian adj
1 hellish; "Hence loathed Melancholy.../In Stygian cave forlorn"- Milton
2 dark and dismal as of the rivers Acheron and Styx in Hades; "in the depths of an Acheronian forest"; "upon those roseate lips a Stygian hue"-Wordsworth [syn: Acheronian, Acherontic]

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