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Part of speech: Noun

An involuntary or unintentional opening of the jaws, due to sleepiness; gape.

Part of speech: Verb

To open the mouth wide in voluntarily or unitentionally, through sleepiness; to gape in amazement; to open wide; as, the chasm yawned beneath him.

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