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adjective as in breathless

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But these recommendations left the participants in these closed-door discussions open-mouthed more than once.

The courtroom was left open-mouthed, wondering what happened next on that June morning.

The musician assumed a position of open-mouthed wonder, gazing steadily at the visitor.

"But I must see her," Eloise said, alighting first and brushing past him, while he stood open-mouthed with surprise.

Riggleton looked at him with open-mouthed wonder, evidently staggered that Faversham was taking the matter so calmly.

The sight did wonders to clear his head; he stood open-mouthed, with his heart beating.

“Your husband will not let you; he would not like it,” I said in my haste, while Mrs. Dyke sat in open-mouthed amazement.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to open-mouthed, such as: agog, anxious, avid, eager, excited, and flabbergasted.

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