We want to relate to their humanity rather than gape at their untouchable infallibility.
gape at the chart that shows the chilling growth in derivatives, just one flavor of “structured product.”
Spare us the so-called friends who come and gape and stare and go!
But I could not speak; I could only gape, choking and giddy.
"We have been on our feet nearly twenty-four hours, and I think you must be about played out," said the sergeant with a gape.
The gape of his enormous jaws was nearly as wide as the gateway of the king's palace.
We gape, we grasp, we gripe, add store to 10 store; / Enough requires too much; too much craves more.
At that instant the whole of the heavens seemed to split and gape open.
Dory began to gape when there proved to be no grounds for excitement.
They gape round him while he twangs and screeches, the wind-bag!
early 13c., from an unrecorded Old English word or else from Old Norse gapa "to open the mouth, gape," common West Germanic (cf. Middle Dutch, Dutch gapen, German gaffen "to gape, stare," Swedish gapa, Danish gabe), from PIE *ghai- (see gap). Related: Gaped; gaping. As a noun, from 1530s.