They viciously snapped, not only at each other's disembowelments, but like flexible bows, bent round, and bit their own; till those entrails seemed swallowed over and over again by the same mouth, to be oppositely voided by the gaping wound.
She scrambled to her feet, gaping at the tall figure in the doorway.
Cynthia, trailing a few steps behind, bumped into him as they stopped and stared at the gaping opening.
It often yawns when disturbed in the daytime, gaping its mandibles in a very grotesque manner.
Historically it is null; logically it is full of gaping flaws, practically its manipulations of the volonte de tous and the volonte generale are clearly insufficient to obviate anarchy.
Pinnidae.-Shell elongated, truncated and gaping posteriorly.
There was nothing but a gaping chasm where the temple had been.
The rocket had exploded as it landed on the floor, leaving a gaping hole.
Kali, on the other hand, the most terrible of the goddess's forms, has a special service performed to her, at the Kali-puja, during the darkest night of the succeeding month; when she is represented as a naked black woman, four-armed, wearing a garland of heads of giants slain by her, and a string of skulls round her neck, dancing on the breast of her husband (Mahakala), with gaping mouth and protruding tongue; and when she has to be propitiated by the slaughter of goats, sheep and buffaloes.
Felipa ushered the gaping children down the hall to their rooms.