vasty

vast·y

 (văs′tē)
adj. vast·i·er, vast·i·est Archaic
Vast.

vasty

(ˈvɑːstɪ)
adj, vastier or vastiest
an archaic or poetic word for vast
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
No more than did he know it once had been a German, did he know it was a German professor's head, an astronomer's head, a head that in its time had carried within its content profound knowledge of the stars in the vasty heavens, of the way of star-directed ships upon the sea, and of the way of the earth on its starry course through space that was a myriad million times beyond the slight concept of space that he possessed.
One small white cloud Threading the vasty vault of heaven recalls My heart unto her loneliness.
It reminds you of a placid rivulet, meandering smoothly through green pastures and shaded by pleasant trees, till at last it falls into the vasty sea; but the sea is so calm, so silent, so indifferent, that you are troubled suddenly by a vague uneasiness.
You, Harry, my boy, who have only to turn on a couple of taps to summon "hot" and "cold" from an unseen, vasty cistern, can have little idea of the luxury of that muddy wallow in brackish tepid water.
OEDIPUS Forth from thy borders thrust me with all speed; Set me within some vasty desert where No mortal voice shall greet me any more.
Iain Johnston, Calderbank Enshrouded in the coils of sleep, Whirling down a tideless stream I see the surging vasty deep, Bound forever by a seaborne dream.
The Great Eruption temporarily promoted Eta Carinae to the second brightest star visible in our nighttime sky, vasty outshining the energy output every other star in the Milky Way, after which the star faded from naked eye visibility.
Iran went into the first-versus-second meeting at the Azadi Stadium boasting a vasty superior goal difference over Oman and any remote hopes that the Gulf Sultanate had harboured of taking top spot in Group D all but ended by the 23rd minute after Azmoun had put the hosts 2-0 up.
For what must surely be sensed, in our own post-devolution present, is that Welshness and its concerns throbs with a no less powerful, if occluded, pulse in the vasty deep of these plays.
In a series of ecstatic visions, whose imagery of quest, abyss, and volcano recall Sand's and whose movements are directed in part through conjuring and wishing while observing Leila, Fuller's narrator calls up Leila when she "is in the vasty deep" (463) and as she "searchest and searchest" and "aspires for her purest self," "an abyss to me" (465).
Furthermore, there is a small set of Williamisms which violate the Redundancy Restriction formulated by Lieber (2004: 161): "Affixes do not add semantic content that is already available within a base word (simplex or derived)." The derivatives in question are vasty, brisky, and plumpy.
Cruz, like Shakespeare's Glendower ("I can call spirits from the vasty deep''), hopes his rhetorical powers can substantially change the composition of the Republican nominating electorate.