Antonyms for yawning

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A note came by a messenger who waited for no answer, as he told the yawning maid.

"Guess I'll be turnin' in," he volunteered affably, yawning and stretching.

With all his might he sought to save himself from the yawning chasm.

Two fat ladies, open-mouthed, were yawning with satisfaction.

Maurice's grave would be there, a yawning chasm, to part them as long as they should live.

Thus he was in a very bad humor, puffing and yawning and half asleep.

Therese, opening her eyes and yawning, answered that she had a terrible migraine.

He looked at his watch and pulled himself, stretching and yawning, to his feet.

A porter in gorgeous livery was yawning by the door of the Prime Minister's palace.

At last he reached the top, the yawning mouth of the crater.

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