Part of speech:
(Phonet.) Pronounced with the tongue held low and flat in the mouth; open, esp. as the (ä) of father
Full of cavities; porous
Free from limitations, boundaries, or restrictions:
Having gaping liplike parts, as the corolla of some flowers or the shells of certain bivalves.
Very great in size, extent, amount, number, degree, etc.
Not open; shut
Closed, fastened, or secured
Of or relating to the region of the ocean bottom between the bathyal and hadal zones, from depths of approximately 2,000 to 6,000 meters (6,500 to 20,000 feet).
That yawns or yawn.
Roomy; ample; loose; full
In a state of wonder or amazement, as with the mouth wide open.
To cause to yaw
To stare with bulging or wide-open eyes
Stare means to look continuously at one point.
To peer is defined as to look closely or intently at something that may difficult to see.
To inhale suddenly, as in surprise, or breathe with effort, as in choking
To break down; fail:
To grapple; to engage in close combat.
To scatter or disperse; part:
To seem or appear to be:
To perceive with the eye:
To caress or rub with the mouth or lips
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