Part of speech:
To roll or bulge. Used of the eyes.
To stare stupidly, like a gawk
(Old Poet.) To appear
To express or utter with a yawn
To break or divide into separate parts
(Chemistry) To break into simpler molecules, often by means of heat or a catalyst.
Resembling a cavern, as in depth, vastness, or effect:
Deep and wide open:
Spreading or expanded:
(Botany) The spontaneous opening at maturity of a plant structure, such as a fruit, anther, or sporangium, to release its contents.
The act of yawning.
To split open along definite structural lines, as the seedpods of legumes, lilies, etc. do
(Zoology) An organ in invertebrates that is sensitive to light.
To draw in the breath sharply, as from shock.
To look intently and steadily; stare, as in wonder or expectancy
To keep looking (at) boldly and with obvious desire; make eyes (at)
To look at things or gaze about in this way
To affect in a given way by staring
To come apart; open
To turn about the vertical axis. Used of an aircraft, spacecraft, or projectile.
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