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synonyms for nodding

  • out
  • quiet
  • sleeping
  • slow
  • yawning
  • asleep
  • blah
  • comatose
  • dopey
  • dozy
  • draggy
  • drowsy
  • heavy
  • hypnotic
  • inactive
  • lethargic
  • listless
  • out of it
  • sleepyhead
  • sluggish
  • slumberous
  • slumbersome
  • slumbery
  • snoozy
  • somnolent
  • soporific
  • torpid
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How to use nodding in a sentence

In a nod to the pandemic, Apple has had to limit the number of customers in its stores and make moves like shifting its popular “Today at Apple” series of in-store tutorials online.
IN-PERSON WORK AND STORE EXPERIENCES ARE STILL OFTEN BETTER OPTIONS, ACCORDING TO APPLE HR AND RETAIL CHIEFPHIL WAHBADECEMBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
The first offering, which has already been put on film, is a nod to Signature’s most entrenched tradition, an embrace of the work of composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim.
ARLINGTON’S SIGNATURE THEATRE WILL PUT ITS BEST MUSICAL FOOT FORWARD ONLINE IN 2021PETER MARKSDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It reminded us to appreciate small yet positive interactions with strangers—a wave, a nod, or a smile as we jogged by.
5 WAYS RUNNING SAVED US IN 2020OUTSIDE EDITORSDECEMBER 1, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
This one was a nod to the company’s Service cloud, which encompasses both customer service and field service.
AS SLACK ACQUISITION RUMORS SWIRL, A LOOK AT SALESFORCE’S SIX BIGGEST DEALSRON MILLERNOVEMBER 30, 2020TECHCRUNCH
While some other smartwatches offer some kind of nod to fitness tech, their offerings are likely OK for the casual fitness enthusiast but won’t satisfy the hardcore.
BEST SMARTWATCH: FIVE THINGS TO CONSIDERERIC ALTNOVEMBER 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
"If you please," continued Mr Bellamy, nodding to them very graciously; and they departed.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
She turned her gaze away from the mirror, and saw Sarah's grey head inadvertently nodding, as it always nodded.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Brittles is right, said Mr. Giles, nodding his head, approvingly; from a woman nothing else was to be expected.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
Still they were pleased to hear him, the elders nodding their heads approvingly, and smiling at one another.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
I have heard of you before, knowingly spoke the violinist, nodding his head sadly.
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WORDS RELATED TO NODDING

  • declining
  • down
  • downward
  • drooping
  • nodding
  • sagging
  • sinking
  • anesthetic
  • balmy
  • calming
  • deadening
  • dozy
  • drowsy
  • dull
  • hypnotic
  • mesmerizing
  • narcotic
  • nodding
  • numbing
  • opiate
  • sedative
  • slumberous
  • snoozy
  • somniferous
  • somnolent
  • soothing
  • tranquilizing
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