gape (v.)
long, be eager, yearn
E3 III.i.15[Charles to all] malcontents ... that gape for nothing else / But changing and alteration of the state
RJ II.chorus.2[Chorus] old desire doth in his deathbed lie, / And young affection gapes to be his heir
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