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LampPro Tip 1/2
Shock or SurprisePlay
Use 'gape' when someone is so astonished that they can't close their mouth. SlideAfter the magic trick, we all gaped in disbelief.
LampPro Tip 2/2
Motionless StaringPlay
'Gape' often implies being so stunned that one forgets to move or react. SlideHe gaped at the sky where the UFO had disappeared.