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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgapinggap‧ing /ˈɡeɪpɪŋ/ adjective [only before noun]  OPENa gaping hole, wound, or mouth is very wide and open
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gapingHe talked about landslides in previous monsoons that had opened gaping chasms in the cliff behind the village.Flies crawled over the gaping mouth of the injured man.Through the gaping openings between the novel's paragraphs, they are disturbingly re-inserted into the processes of history and power.The gaping round mouth of the gun, centred squarely on his left eye.All such buildings resemble huge ships, the gaping walls like spars awaiting rigging.Abruptly the full moon passed across the gaping wound in their roof and no longer shone directly into the room.The pellet went right through the cat's neck and came out the other side, leaving a gaping wound.

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