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Definition for agape (2 of 2)
noun, plural a·ga·pae [ah-gah-pahy, ah-guh-pahy, -pee], /ɑˈgɑ paɪ, ˈɑ gəˌpaɪ, -ˌpi/, a·ga·pai [ah-gah-pahy, ah-guh-pahy] /ɑˈgɑ paɪ, ˈɑ gəˌpaɪ/ for 4.
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Example sentences from the Web for agape
It lay there facing us, talons extended and agape, ready to shred any flesh within striking distance.The quest to snare—and save—the world’s largest owl|Jonathan Slaght|August 28, 2020|Popular Science
His jaws were agape, and inside could be seen three rows of teeth as long as an elephant's tusks.Old-Time Stories|Charles Perrault
And then they all stood and sat silent and agape with surprise and delight.The Adventures of Akbar|Flora Annie Steel
Her mouth was ever agape, Her ears were ever ajar; If you wanted to find a sweeter fool, You shouldn't have come this far.Rose Charlitte|Marshall Saunders
He introduced in his church the primitive custom of the “osculum pacis” and the “agape” celebrated as a common meal with broth.
Tulp ran in agape with the tidings that Sir John and a strange gentleman had ridden up, and desired to see Mr. Stewart.In the Valley|Harold Frederic