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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If it's a local villain there should not be much difficulty in running him down," said Holmes with a yawn.
she said, hiding one-eighth of a yawn with the tips of two fingers.
as he goes in again and lies down with a gloomy yawn.
Plenty of time, your excellency," muttered Kutuzov in the midst of a yawn.
When she was standing up she stretched her arms and drew a deep breath, half a sigh, half a yawn.
Then it must be the whole camp," she said with an air of finality and with another yawn.
Nor, because it came up slowly, and because Collins had anticipated the yawn by being one thought ahead of Hannibal in Hannibal's own brain, was the nose rapped.
He knows he's licked, and that yawn of his merely says: 'I quit.
I know not, sir, when I got this habit of yawning, nor whether these attacks of howling were inflicted on me as a judgment for my crimes, or for any other cause; but this I do know, that when I yawn for the third time, I actually turn into a wolf and attack men.
The only relief poor Pinocchio had was to yawn; and he certainly did yawn, such a big yawn that his mouth stretched out to the tips of his ears.
Yes, everything's brought to such a pitch of perfection nowadays," said Stepan Arkadyevitch, with a moist and blissful yawn.
Judge Lawson also ordered Yawn to pay restitution totaling $628,539 to the fraud victims.
A passenger in a car called out to me without trying to stop his yawn.
Researchers are now looking at whether the ability to catch yawns from other people is inherited, with the hope of helping treat mental health disorders.
In fact, the only link was age; as age increased, the researchers say participants were less likely to yawn.