noun (plural: yawns)
- (defn, English)
- to open the mouth widely and take a long, rather deep breath, often because one is tired.
- to present an opening that appears able to swallow one up, literally or metaphorically:
Etymology: Old English Äinian
- The canyon yawns as it has done for millions of years, and we stand looking, dumbstruck.
- Death yawned before us, and I hit the brakes.
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