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yawn in Human topic

yawnyawn2 ●●○ noun  1 [countable]HBHTIRED an act of yawning Kay shook her head and stifled a yawn (=tried to stop yawning).2 a yawn
Examples from the Corpus
yawnAfter feeding in the access code he sat back and stifled a yawn.When pro golfer Tiger Woods won the Masters two weeks ago, it was all I could do to suppress a yawn.Last-minute mini-scandals were a yawn.A yawn unsuccessfully stifled, I forgot the rest of the sentence.His yawn turned into a grin as he considered her invitation of the night before.In the grounds of the hotel used as an Axis headquarters, he heard a sentry yawn but found no guns.It was followed by a stifled yawn.stifled a yawnIt was followed by a stifled yawn.After feeding in the access code he sat back and stifled a yawn.He stifled a yawn then stood up and went into the kitchen.Then they played cards until stifled yawns and missed tricks told them that tiredness was now king.