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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cernuous, drooping, nodding, pendulous, weepingadjective

    having branches or flower heads that bend downward

    "nodding daffodils"; "the pendulous branches of a weeping willow"; "lilacs with drooping panicles of fragrant flowers"

Wikipedia

  1. nodding

    A nod of the head is a gesture in which the head is tilted in alternating up and down arcs along the sagittal plane. In many cultures, it is most commonly, but not universally, used to indicate agreement, acceptance, or acknowledgement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nodding

    of Nod

  2. Noddingadjective

    curved so that the apex hangs down; having the top bent downward

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nodding in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nodding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of nodding in a Sentence

  1. Walt Whitman:

    Press close bare-bosomed night -- press close magnetic nourishing night! Night of south winds! night of the large few stars! Still nodding night! mad naked summer night.

  2. William Powell:

    Cultivate solitude and quiet and a few sincere friends, rather than mob merriment, noise and thousands of nodding acquaintances.

  3. Sean Griffin:

    It often tries to give nodding representation — representation that could likely be appreciated by somebody looking for it, but could be missed by people who might be bothered or traumatized by seeing what they feel as inappropriate content.

  4. Jeremy Smith:

    It’s infuriating, eddie was not preaching or teaching or proselytizing or evangelizing. He was reverently nodding his head.

  5. Marco Rubio:

    In this case now, we have very limited options and look, it's concerning that the secretary of state, 72 hours ago or a week ago, last Friday, said that the future's up to the people in Syria on what happens with Assad. In essence, almost nodding to the idea that Assad was going to get to stay in some capacity.

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    a young woman in the 1920s who flaunted her unconventional conduct and dress
    • A. flapper
    • B. subrogation
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