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Synonyms for gape

Synonyms for gape

to open the mouth wide with a deep inward breath, as when tired or bored

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to look intently and fixedly

to open wide

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an intent fixed look

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an expression of openmouthed astonishment

a stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open)

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look with amazement

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be wide open

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Initially the mean valve gape decreased nearly linearly, but the closing response was faster in fed than in starved mussels.
The bag contained pounds 15 cash but Mrs Gape said the only thing she wants returned is a metal disc, sent to her by her late husband Terry, which she has carried around for more than 50 years.
Results presented in Table 2 show a trend of increasing valve gape with time and decreasing particle concentration, insinuating that knowledge of recent feeding history is required to approximate feeding rate from valve gape measurements (Kittner & Riisgard 2005, Riisgard et al.
When the gape is red, as in House Sparrows, the concentration of yellow pigment nearest the gape could reflect the most efficient use of limited pigments to create a visual signal with maximum chromatic contrast (Dugas and Rosenthal 2010).
A British player named Frederick S Jackson, who played in a Test on the 1908 tour to New Zealand and Australia, was really Ivor Gape from Morriston in South Wales.
Body length, vertical gape length, and horizontal gape length were recorded for each fish.
To get a better idea of what the birds are seeing, Hunt and her colleagues measured UV reflection from chick gapes and nests for barn swallows, blackbirds, house sparrows, and five other European species.
Mr Gapes, MP for Ilford South, Essex, said: "This is so difficult for me.
Yours faithfully, Joyce Gapes (nee Tout) Auckland, New Zealand.
YES MIKE GAPES MP Member of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee THERE have never been any easy or risk-free options in Syria.
Even though the building underwent earthquake reinforcement last year at a cost of more than $200,000, a thirty-foot-long hole now gapes in the wall of its second-story rehearsal studio.
Mr Gapes, Labour MP for Ilford South, told national radio he was "deeply concerned" at the lack of an appearance before the influential committee to date, ahead of the summit on June 20.
Nine members of the British Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee are visiting Hong Kong and China this week to gather information on political, social, economic and foreign policy-related issues, committee chairman Mike Gapes said Tuesday.
MP Mike Gapes states that "if Prince Charles wants to make controversial statements on national or international issues he should abdicate and stand for election".
MIKE GAPES MP Member of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee