- an anatomical orifice
- the nozzle orifice
- the cone built up from the cinders around the eruption orifice
- —R. H. Mohlenbrock
the mouth is a bodily orifice
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: a hole or opening and especially one in your body (such as your mouth, ear, nostril, etc.)
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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