Thesaurus / yawning

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A man was leaning against the wall, yawning, at an evening party.

Nell, of Shorne MillsCharles Garvice

She led him back upon the plateau, and, urging him both with whip and voice, she started him again toward the yawning chasm.

"Well, go on getting the jury," said the judge, yawning again and handing the paper to the clerk.

A few French passengers straggled in, yawning and looking irritable.

The Garden Of AllahRobert Hichens

“So this is Cuba,” observed Joe, yawning and looking at the green jungle, which seemed everywhere about them.

Secrets of the AndesJames H. Foster

With this speech he commenced a second fit of yawning and again howled like a wolf, as he had at first.

So Linda curled up and went to sleep, and Louise, yawning, wondered how she could possibly manage to keep awake.

When I next awoke the Indians were yawning and stretching themselves.

Afar in the ForestW.H.G. Kingston

The two young gentlemen from the University performed prodigies of yawning, in the intervals of prodigies of billiard playing.

Man and WifeWilkie Collins

At once, when she released the door, it swung open–and in yawning it did make a suspicious sound.

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