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Word: agape

Definition: openmouthed


Sentences Containing 'agape'

As I stood agape, I saw a little red spark go drifting across a gap of starlight between the branches, and vanish.
Both ascent (driven by "Eros", or creativity) and descent (driven by "Agape", or compassion) are indispensable for a healthy, whole view.
The result was the rise of "Thanatos" (Freud's death drive), and "Phobos" (existential fear), which are the respective pathological versions of "Agape" and "Eros".
Warthrop and Will Henry run for their lives as more Anthropophagi "poured out of Eliza's grave, dozens of them, scores, sprinting with arms outstretched and mouths agape, their colorless skin radiant in the starlight, as if every tomb and sepulchre had vomited forth their foul contents."
We then see that the main character, Allan Felix (Woody Allen), is watching the film in a cinema, mouth agape.
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