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synonyms for agape

  • open
  • yawning
  • ajar
  • astonished
  • awestruck
  • confounded
  • overwhelmed
  • shocked
  • staring
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How to use agape in a sentence

Dobson, mouth agape, struck a little bell on the desk and the orderly stepped in from the outer room.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
In her dim, cushioned corner Mollie Gretna lay back against the wall, her face pale and her weak mouth foolishly agape.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Clip stared at him for a moment, with jaws agape, then trundled his motor-cycle forward and lifted it into the rumble.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Their eyes fixed, their mouths agape, their hands clasped, they listened with increasing avidity to the Gascon adventurer.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
There is no use of secrecy, where all the world is already agape.
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
It was so bold an impudence that the citizens stood agape, scarcely able to believe their ears.
AN ARKANSAS PLANTEROPIE PERCIVAL READ
"Allee samee," chuckled Pong, who had been taking in the scene with mouth and eyes agape.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
Big Medicine, his frog-like eyes standing out from his sun-reddened face, stared agape.
THE HAPPY FAMILYBERTHA MUZZY BOWER
This action on his part so amazed the ruffians that they stood there, staring after him, with mouths agape.
THE DARE BOYS IN VIRGINIASTEPHEN ANGUS COX
From this time out I expect to go about with my mouth agape and my eyes popping out.
THE FOUR CORNERS ABROADAMY ELLA BLANCHARD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO AGAPE

  • afraid
  • agape
  • agog
  • alarmed
  • amazed
  • anxious
  • appalled
  • astonished
  • astounded
  • awestruck
  • confounded
  • dismayed
  • dumbfounded
  • frightened
  • horror-struck
  • overwhelmed
  • shocked
  • startled
  • stunned
  • terrified
  • thunderstruck
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.