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The Seneschal stood with blanched face and gaping mouth, his fire all turned to ashes before the passion of this gaunt man.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
She had looked into the kitchen and saw the dishes in the sink and the gaping stove hearth, and shook her head.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
He glanced sharply at Ward, who stood gaping in astonishment, then back at the doctor.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
It stood upon the floor, a metal cylinder a hundred feet in length, whose blunt ends showed dark openings of gaping ports.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MAY, 1931VARIOUS
"That is what Mr. Wilding has done me the honour to propose," Ruth answered bitterly, and left them gaping.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
Two men of sinister figure, clad in goat skins and carrying lanterns in their hands, stood near the gaping opening.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
He thus reached the spot where lay the body of Blue-fox, with a wide gaping wound in his chest.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
He came in gaping and digging one fist into his eyes, and he was dragging a gun along with the other one.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
One of these could tear a gaping hole in the side of a battleship and send it, with all on board, to the bottom.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
I turned and stared into the gaping jaws of a terrifying serpent wriggling through the shallow water on many legs.
SPACEWRECKED ON VENUSNEIL R. JONES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO GAPING

  • blood-soaked
  • blood-spattered
  • bloodstained
  • crimson
  • ensanguined
  • gaping
  • gory
  • grisly
  • hematic
  • hemic
  • imbrued
  • open
  • raw
  • sanguine
  • sanguineous
  • unstaunched
  • unstopped
  • wounded
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