What is the opposite of gape?

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Opposite of stare with one's mouth open wide in amazement or wonder
Opposite of be or become wide open
Opposite of to direct one's gaze
“Trying to remain inconspicuous, she would avert any passersby as she walked through the city.”
Opposite of to look steadily and intently
“Any time anything entered my peripheral vision, I would flinch.”
Opposite of be filled with wonder or astonishment
Opposite of to be amazed
“Offering him a self-deprecating smile, Emma invited him to mock her inability to accomplish such a simple task correctly.”
Opposite of to fix one's gaze on something or someone
“We could not help but look away from the wreck that was before us.”
Opposite of a steady, intent look
“She reacted with a sudden intake of breath, a lurch of her heart, and a blinking of her eyes.”
Opposite of the act of directing one's gaze towards something or someone
“The beautiful snow-capped mountains around us were beautiful, but we were preoccupied and only had disregard for them.”
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