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yawn

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[jɔːn], (Verb)

Definitions:
- involuntarily open one's mouth wide and inhale deeply due to tiredness or boredom
(e.g: he began yawning and looking at his watch)

- (of an opening or space) be very large and wide
(e.g: she started inching back from the abyss that yawned before her)


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Origin:
Old English geonian, of Germanic origin, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin hiare and Greek khainein. Current noun senses date from the early 18th century


[jɔːn], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a reflex act of opening one's mouth wide and inhaling deeply due to tiredness or boredom
(e.g: he stretches and stifles a yawn)


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