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rotten

1. affected with rot; decomposing, decaying, or putrid
2. (of rocks, soils, etc.) soft and crumbling, esp as a result of weathering
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Under a microscope, the tiny trap of a carnivorous plant becomes all impressive gaping maw.
Which I think is probably a bit of an exaggeration because it fails to take account of all the foie gras, steak and other stuff I cram routinely into my gaping maw.
WITH ITS GAPING MAW, the blunderbuss is an absurd-looking arm that has--to English speakers, at least--an equally ridiculous name.
The basking shark, the second-largest fish in existence, may look ferocious with its gaping maw, but don't be alarmed if you see one bearing down on you while you're scuba-diving.
After all the money I've shoved into the monarchy's gaping maw over the years I welcome the chance to make a bit of dough off them for once.
It'll just be swallowed up in the gaping maw of local government, the police and the NHS, where the rest of our taxes vanish to no discernible benefit.
The latest unemployment figures for Oregon reveal a state that remains in the gaping maw of the Great Recession.
There is much to admire in the Ryan Plan, not the least of which is the fact that it makes the first move to really do something about the gaping maw that is the cost of Medicare.
Unfathomable amounts of lava and ash leapt from the mountain that turned into a gaping maw, burying a wondrously developed ancient culture, leaving in its wake a crescent of smoking cliffs, a forlorn, craggy smile in the heart of the sea, and a desperate yearning for the sun, which would not show its face for many long years.
IMAGINE casually sauntering around a pavement corner and being confronted by the gaping maw of a great white shark
We cowered in our seats 23 years ago at the first glimpse of the space monster's vile face opening to reveal a gaping maw lined with razor-sharp teeth.
The struggle to supply cheap labor into the gaping maw of the plantation fields coupled with the ideology of white supremacy created an atmosphere of brutality and inhumanity.