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adverb as in amazed

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Yet there I was, about to start a minigame, with my mouth agape.

Butterflies in my stomach, I waited and watched, mouth agape, as scores of fish flew by unscathed.

A mother’s love is unearned and the truest definition of agape love which exists.

The family provided a photo of Carmelo standing on a small table, his tiny mouth agape, decked out in stylish clothes — a tie-dye shirt, stonewashed jeans and baby Air Jordan sneakers.

It lay there facing us, talons extended and agape, ready to shred any flesh within striking distance.

One student can be seen staring with her mouth agape in horror.

Their mouths hang ghoulishly agape and give them the appearance of very convincing horror movie villains.

By the time every girl came back onstage—marking the close of the show—my mouth was completely agape.

And his legacy contains perhaps his most enduring heroism, in this principle of love agape.

The acquisition left smart-money mouths agape from Wall Street to Silicon Valley.

Dobson, mouth agape, struck a little bell on the desk and the orderly stepped in from the outer room.

In her dim, cushioned corner Mollie Gretna lay back against the wall, her face pale and her weak mouth foolishly agape.

Clip stared at him for a moment, with jaws agape, then trundled his motor-cycle forward and lifted it into the rumble.

Their eyes fixed, their mouths agape, their hands clasped, they listened with increasing avidity to the Gascon adventurer.

There is no use of secrecy, where all the world is already agape.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to agape, such as: open, yawning, ajar, astonished, awestruck, and confounded.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.