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- adj. completely open
- adj. Having no laws or law enforcement
- adj. unsettled or unresolved
- adj. vulnerable or unprotected
- adj. of the situation at the beginning of trading when there is a large spread between bid and ask prices
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Behind him, the wide open sheet of ice fanned out into a two-mile-long plain that terminated in a sheer drop to a frigid sea.
Instead, when the train drew up at the next station, she hopped blithely on to the platform and was greatly surprised to find a young friend of hers, the Reverend Noel Wells, seated upon the nearest bench, his long black-trousered legs uncanonically sprawling, his soft black hat tilted over his eyes, his mouth wide open and an expression of imbecile contentment on his vacuous, sleeping face.
It was the one little opening that Dak Kova needed, and hurling himself at the body of his adversary he buried his single mighty tusk in Bar Comas 'groin and with a last powerful effort ripped the young jeddak wide open the full length of his body, the great tusk finally wedging in the bones of Bar
We had a good time before and after those hospital visits to see different psychiatrists for ten minutes at a clip, and oh, did we love Manhattan, wide open and exciting—spring in Spanish Harlem.
The group resumed its cautious advance down the winding channel, sensors wide open and feeling for anything that might smack of enemy defenses.
Between the slides and the seesaws is a wide open expanse of sand boxes, no good cover, nothing to hide us.
Even so it sounded enviably exciting -- the wide open spaces of the desert, men in long white robes, eating under a dark blue velvet sky studded with stars.
He pushed it wide open as Harper ran into the porch's shelter.
Small arterioles were wide open without a hint of atherosclerosis.
And therewithal he bare the gate wide open upon the porter, and smote him under his ear with his gauntlet, that his neck brast a-sunder.