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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More recently, researchers have come to see potential for the yawn to be used as a diagnostic marker of neurological disease.
(http://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(17)30966-1) The study examined  the brain activity of a person when someone "catches" a yawn from another person, or a photo or video.
While she was employed at the $22 million GPVFCU from February 2008 to November 2011 as an operations manager, Yawn had access to the cooperative's computer system, which enabled her to make changes to the accounting books.
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.
Yawns are sneaky and dangerous, always creeping up and pouncing on us when our attention is elsewhere and they are least expected.
WAITING to enter the world is a tedious business - so perhaps it should come as no surprise that foetuses yawn. Scientists at Durham University have shown conclusively for the first time that unborn babies yawn repeatedly in the womb.
YAWN: Walsh The audition stages are normally the most entertaining, but they are proving a big yawn this time around.
If you see someone yawning, there's a good chance you will often yawn too.
The question of why we yawn, and in particular why we do so when we see other people yawning, has long been a mystery.
Summary: A tiny moggy wakes up to the world, stretching his tiny paws, before he lets out a massive yawn.
Reading this column might make you yawn. In a good way, I hope!
Older people yawn less than younger people mainly in the morning and mid-afternoon.
Dogs that watch a person yawn repeatedly yawn themselves, says Atsushi Senju, Ph.D., of the University of London.
Yawn! We're working at a small county fair selling sunglasses.