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.”
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.