Definitions

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  • adj. dark and dismal as of the rivers Acheron and Styx in Hades

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Examples

  • She had the only light, after all, and I might have wandered those acheronian halls until I collapsed of exhaustion and died of slow starvation.

    The Curse of the Wendigo

  • The intervening years are sucked down these acheronian halls like light into a black hole while you helplessly teeter upon the event horizon, where time is measured by the beating of a fly’s wing in the stagnant air.

    The Monstrumologist

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