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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of gawk.


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  • If you think that the majority of citizens, that is those entitled to vote in this country, care more about being secretly "gawked," than about protection of their physical safety, I think you are very wrong.

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  • Someone mentioned the word paternalistic and that is exactly what it is, combined with narcissism that other cultures are there to be gawked at rather than understood.

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  • In all my years working on Wall Street, I only went to the NYSE onceā€”to the visitors' gallery where I gawked at traders through a glass wall, much like an aquarium's shark tank.

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  • He drove them around his neighborhood, and they gawked and shot reels of film of the homes and streets of Collier Heights.

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  • Spectators gawked from the far side of South Main, and news and television cameras captured the tableau.

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  • As the protesters proceeded uptown, most spectators briefly gawked -- taking iPhone photos or videos -- or ignored it altogether.

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  • Associated Press Hailee Steinfeld As Alfie gawked at Grand Central Station and the Public Library, Ms. Manville said that people have been asking her how she can be comfortable doing such extreme close-ups.

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  • Kalil gawked at my breasts while I pretended to look for a waiter.

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  • She says many people gawked at the ring and asked where to buy one.

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  • Do they know how it feels to be gawked at, bothered, threatened, followed, terrified?

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