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agape


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Agape  \A*gape"\,  adv  &  a.  [Pref.  a-  +  gape.] 
  Gaping,  as  with  wonder,  expectation,  or  eager  attention. 
 
  Dazzles  the  crowd  and  sets  them  all  agape.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Agape  \Ag"a*pe\,  n.;  pl  {Agap[ae]}.  [Gr.  'aga`ph  love,  pl 
  'aga`pai.] 
  The  love  feast  of  the  primitive  Christians,  being  a  meal 
  partaken  of  in  connection  with  the  communion. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  agape 
  adj  :  with  the  mouth  wide  open  as  in  wonder  or  awe;  "the  gaping 
  audience";  "we  stood  there  agape  with  wonder";  "with 
  mouth  agape"  [syn:  {agape(p)},  {gaping}] 
  n  :  a  religious  meal  shared  as  a  sign  of  love  and  fellowship 
  [syn:  {love  feast}] 




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