yawn


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Synonyms for yawn

gape

Synonyms for yawn

to open the mouth wide with a deep inward breath, as when tired or bored

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to open wide

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Synonyms for yawn

utter a yawn, as from lack of oxygen or when one is tired

be wide open

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In one experiment, researchers asked the participants to try and stifle their yawns while viewing yawn videos or just yawn freely if they were unable to do so.
These volunteers viewed video clips showing someone else yawning and were instructed to either resist yawning or to allow themselves to yawn.
In court papers, federal prosecutors explained that Yawn changed what is known as an alias number for her account so that items would not post against share draft accounts in her name and in the name of her husband.
A true yawn involves a slow opening of the mouth to its full stretch, followed by more rapid closure.
Perhaps whatever had caused tortoise A to yawn in the first place had also bored tortoise B enough to make it yawn too.
5) What's more, 60 percent of the time witnesses will yawn after another has done so or talked about having done so.
Dogs that watch a person yawn repeatedly yawn themselves, says Atsushi Senju, Ph.
Monika Smith (trans) The Big Yawn Gecko Press, 2009 32pp NZ$18.
This theory would explain why tired individuals yawn, since exhaustion has been shown to increase the temperature of the brain.
If you've ever seen a person yawn and found yourself following suit, you're not alone.
That's the message to drivers, who should regard a yawn as the first sign that they are in danger of falling asleep at the wheel.
In fact, the yawn serves as the focus of the advertising and marketing campaign launched to support the brand.
IF you see another person yawn it is more than likely you will do so as well.
THE COMMON, CONTAGIOUS yawn repays close study by anyone interested in understanding the neural mechanisms of human behavior.
Editor Kathy Pories lets 11 intriguing writers loose on the topic of same-sex marriage, reaping an irreverent collection of personal essays that get past the doctrinaire discourse that--let's be honest has made us yawn even though we have everything at stake.