Toby's face was agape with smiles when he came back, and they both laughed for a full minute behind a laurel-bush.
Around this tomb we shall hold the 'agape' upon the anniversary of his birthday.
They stand confounded and agape before the universal competence of this wonder genius.
The poor man stared at me in silence, agape with perplexity.
With this object I have translated a characteristic passage from the tale of agape.
Every eye was on her, and in the wide circle around every mouth was agape.
Eli stood by agape, without a sign of sympathy for her, or an emotion of any kind, any more than if he had been a fence post.
Then he went his way, leaving Wellington red, agape and perplexed.
Some of the vessels we have described were doubtless employed also in the celebration of the agape.
He looked at me all agape, as if he had been half strangled.
c.1600, from Greek agape "brotherly love, charity," from agapan "greet with affection, love," of unknown origin. Agape was used by early Christians for their "love feast" held in connection with the Lord's Supper. In modern use, often in simpler sense of "Christian love" (1856, frequently opposed to eros as "carnal or sensual love").