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Agape

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Noun, Adjective, Adverb
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CIDE DICTIONARY

Agapeadv. & a. [Pref. a- + gape.].
     Gaping, as with wonder, expectation, or eager attention.  [1913 Webster]
    "Dazzles the crowd and sets them all agape."  [1913 Webster]
Agapen. [Gr. 'aga`ph love, pl. 'aga`pai.].
     The love feast of the primitive Christians, being a meal partaken of in connection with the communion.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Agape, adv. & predic.adj. gaping, open-mouthed, esp. with wonder or expectation.

Agape, n.
1 a Christian feast in token of fellowship, esp. one held by early Christians in commemoration of the Last Supper.
2 Theol. Christian fellowship, esp. as distinct from erotic love.

Etymology
Gk, = brotherly love

THESAURUS

Agape

Amor, BOMFOG, Benthamism, Christian charity, Christian love, Eros, Platonic love, accord, accordance, admiration, adoration, affection, affinity, aghast, agog, agreement, ajar, all agog, altruism, amazed, amity, anticipant, anticipating, anticipative, anticipatory, ardency, ardor, asperges, aspersion, astonished, astounded, at gaze, attachment, auricular confession, awaiting, awed, awestruck, bar mitzvah, bas mitzvah, beguiled, beneficence, benevolence, benevolent disposition, benevolentness, bewildered, bewitched, bigheartedness, bodily love, bonds of harmony, breathless, brotherly love, burning with curiosity, captivated, caritas, celebration, cement of friendship, certain, charitableness, charity, circumcision, communion, community, community of interests, compatibility, concord, concordance, confession, confident, confirmation, confounded, congeniality, conjugal love, consumed with curiosity, correspondence, curious, dehiscent, desire, devotion, dismayed, do-goodism, dumbfounded, dumbstruck, eager, empathy, enchanted, enraptured, enravished, enthralled, entranced, esprit, esprit de corps, expectant, expecting, faithful love, fancy, fascinated, feeling of identity, fellow feeling, fellowship, fervor, flabbergasted, flame, flower power, fondness, forearmed, forestalling, forewarned, free love, free-lovism, frictionlessness, gaping, gauping, gazing, generosity, ghoulish, giving, good vibes, good vibrations, goodwill, gossipy, grace, greatheartedness, happy family, harmony, heart, hero worship, high celebration, hopeful, humanitarianism, hypnotized, identity, idolatry, idolism, idolization, in anticipation, in awe, in awe of, in expectation, incense, inquiring, inquisitive, interested, invocation, invocation of saints, itchy, kinship, kiss of peace, largeheartedness, lasciviousness, lesser litany, libido, like, like-mindedness, liking, litany, looking for, looking forward to, lost in wonder, love, love feast, love of mankind, lovemaking, lustration, married love, marveling, mesmerized, morbid, morbidly curious, mutuality, not surprised, oneness, open-eyed, openmouthed, optimistic, oscitant, overcurious, overwhelmed, passion, pax, peace, philanthropism, philanthropy, physical love, popeyed, popular regard, popularity, prepared, processional, prurient, puzzled, quizzical, rapport, rapprochement, rapt in wonder, ready, reciprocity, reciting the rosary, regard, ringent, sanguine, scopophiliac, sentiment, sex, sexual love, sharing, shine, shocked, slack-jawed, solidarity, spellbound, spiritual love, staggered, staring, stupefied, supercurious, sure, surprised, sympathy, symphony, team spirit, telling of beads, tender feeling, tender passion, the confessional, the confessionary, thunderstruck, truelove, under a charm, understanding, union, unison, unity, unsurprised, utilitarianism, uxoriousness, voyeuristic, waiting, waiting for, watching for, weakness, welfarism, well-disposedness, wide-eyed, wonder-struck, wondering, worship, yawning, yearning

ROGET THESAURUS

Agape

Rite

N rite, ceremony, ritual, liturgy, ceremonial, ordinance, observance, function, duty, form, formulary, solemnity, sacrament, incantation, service, psalmody, ministration, preaching, preachment, predication, sermon, homily, lecture, discourse, pastoral, baptism, christening, chrism, circumcision, baptismal regeneration, font, confirmation, imposition of hands, laying on of hands, ordination, excommunication, Bar Mitzvah, Bas Mitzvah, Bris, Eucharist, Lord's supper, communion, the sacrament, the holy sacrament, celebration, high celebration, missa cantata, asperges, offertory, introit, consecration, consubstantiation, transubstantiation, real presence, elements, mass, high mass, low mass, dry mass, matrimony, burial, visitation of the sick, seven sacraments, impanation, subpanation, extreme unction, viaticum, invocation of saints, canonization, transfiguration, auricular confession, maceration, flagellation, sackcloth and ashes, penance, telling of beads, processional, thurification, incense, holy water, aspersion, relics, rosary, beads, reliquary, host, cross, rood, crucifix, pax, pyx, agnus Dei, censer, thurible, patera, eileton, Holy Grail, prayer machine, prayer wheel, Sangraal, urceus, ritualism, ceremonialism, sabbatism, sabbatarianism, ritualist, sabbatarian, holyday, feast, fast, Sabbath, Pentecost, Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Lent, Passion week, Holy week, Easter, Easter Sunday, Whitsuntide, agape, Ascension Day, Candlemas, Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, Holy Thursday, Lammas, Martinmas, Michaelmas, All SAint's DAy, All Souls' Day, Ramadan, Ramazan, Bairam Passover, Shabuoth, Yom Kippur, Day of Atonement, Rosh Hashana, New Year, Hanukkah, Chanukkah, Feast of Lights, Purim, Feast of lots, ritual, ritualistic, ceremonial, baptismal, eucharistical, paschal, what art thou, thou idol ceremony?.

Wonder

N wonder, marvel, astonishment, amazement, wonderment, bewilderment, amazedness, admiration, awe, stupor, stupefaction, stound, fascination, sensation, surprise, note of admiration, thaumaturgy, surprised, aghast, all agog, breathless, agape, open- mouthed, awestruck, thunderstruck, moonstruck, planet-struck, spellbound, lost in amazement, lost in wonder, lost in astonishment, struck all of a heap, unable to believe one's senses, like a duck ion thunder, wonderful, wondrous, surprising, unexpected, unheard of, mysterious, miraculous, indescribable, inexpressible, inaffable, unutterable, unspeakable, monstrous, prodigious, stupendous, marvelous, inconceivable, incredible, inimaginable, unimaginable, strange, passing strange, striking, overwhelming, wonder-working, wonderfully fearfully, for a wonder, in the name of wonder, strange to say, mirabile dictu, mirabile visu, to one's great surprise, with wonder, with gaping mouth, with open eyes, with upturned eyes, Int, lo, lo and behold!, O!, heyday!, halloo!, what!, indeed!, really!, surely!, humph!, hem!, good lack, good heavens, good gracious!, Ye gods!, good Lord!, good grief!, Holy cow!, My word!, Holy shit!, gad so!, welladay!, dear me!, only think!, lackadaisy!, my stars, my goodness!, gracious goodness!, goodness gracious!, mercy on us!, heavens and earth!, God bless me!, bless us, bless my heart!, odzookens!, O gemini!, adzooks!, hoity-toity!, strong!, Heaven save the mark, bless the mark!, can such things be!, zounds!, 'sdeath!, what on earth, what in the world!, who would have thought it!, you don't say so!, You're kidding!, No kidding? what do you say to that!, nous verrons!, how now!, where am I?, vox faucibus haesit, one's hair standing on end.

Curiosity

N curiosity, interest, thirst for knowledge, thirst for truth, curiosity, curiousness, inquiring mind, inquisitiveness, omnivorous intellect, devouring mind, inquirer, sightseer, quidnunc, newsmonger, Paul Pry, eavesdropper, gossip, rubberneck, intellectual, seeker, seeker after truth, curious, inquisitive, burning with curiosity, overcurious, inquiring, prying, snoopy, nosy, peering, prurient, inquisitorial, inquisitory, curious as a cat, agape, what's the matter? what next? consumed with curios, curiosity killed the cat, satisfaction brought it back, curiouser and curiouser.

Expectation

N expectation, expectance, expectancy, anticipation, reckoning, calculation, foresight, contemplation, prospection, lookout, prospect, perspective, horizon, vista, destiny, suspense, waiting, abeyance, curiosity, anxious expectation, ardent expectation, eager expectation, breathless expectation, sanguine expectation, torment of Tantalus, hope, trust, auspices, assurance, confidence, presumption, reliance, expectant, expecting, in expectation, on the watch, open-eyed, open-mouthed, in wide-eyed anticipation, agape, gaping, all agog, on tenterhooks, on tiptoe, on the tiptoe of expectation, aux aguets, ready, curious, looking forward to, expected, long expected, foreseen, in prospect, prospective, in one's eye, in one's view, in the horizon, on the horizon, just over the horizon, just around the corner, around the corner, impending, on the watch, with breathless expectation, with bated breath, with rapt anticipation, arrectis auribus, we shall see, nous verrons, expectation whirls me round, the light at the end of the tunnel.


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