Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: yawned
IPA transcription: [j'ɔnd]
Usage examples
  • Rose yawned again, and then hummed a fragment of a popular song.
  • "Did you speak to Roscoe?" she yawned, rising lopsidedly in her drowsiness.
  • He was falling backward into nothingness, into an everlasting gulf of night that yawned for him....
  • She was still the little girl with the teaspoon and the bowl of sand; and the chasm yawned as wide as ever.
  • In a minute or two the Caterpillar took the hookah out of its mouth and yawned once or twice, and shook itself.
  • At my feet yawned a deep pit, from which, arose a suffocating vapor, so hot, it almost scorched my face and nearly stopped my breath.
  • He said it made him feel that life was not an idle dream to be gaped and yawned through, but a noble task, full of duty and stern work.
  • The music she chose was good of its kind, but had more to do with the instrument than the feelings, and was more dependent upon execution than expression. Bascombe yawned behind his handkerchief, and Wingfold gazed at the profile of the player, wondering how, with such fine features and complexion, with such a fine-shaped and well-set head?