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  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"

    Synonyms:
    sagging, lachrymose, dolourous, drooping, dolorous, cernuous, weeping, pendulous, flagging, tearful, droopy

    Antonyms:
    vertical, upright, erect

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  1. noddingadjective

    Synonyms:
    annuent, bowing, nutant

  2. noddingnoun

    Synonyms:
    bowing, nutation

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How to use nodding in a sentence?

  1. 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 gonna get to stay in some capacity.

  2. William Powell:

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

  3. Kenneth Williams:

    The nice thing about quotes is that they give us a nodding acquaintance with the originator which is often socially impressive.

  4. 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.

  5. Tasha Horton:

    We did speak to her, she was able to communicate by nodding her head yes and no. She communicated without any fear that she wanted to donate her organs after she passed away.

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