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synonyms for wagging

  • beat
  • bob
  • flutter
  • lash
  • nod
  • oscillate
  • quiver
  • rock
  • shake
  • shimmy
  • stir
  • sway
  • swing
  • switch
  • twitch
  • vibrate
  • waggle
  • wave
  • fish-tail
  • move side to side
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antonyms for wagging

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  • calm
  • leave alone
  • stay
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How to use wagging in a sentence

Now he was wagging his head solemnly, pulling his beard, and over and over repeating, "But hens is contrary—hens is contrary."
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Henry Holmes was standing with his back to the stove, one hand wagging up and down at the solemn line of figures on the bench.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
But this dog's tail was wagging, certainly, so Jess bent over without fear to look at the paw.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
But he had one friend left—little Wienerwurst, who frisked up to him just then, wagging his tail.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
He brought it in his hat and gave it to the dog, who lapped it slowly at first, but afterwards much faster, and wagging his tail.
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
A wretched little dog ran up, sniffed at his legs, and began wagging its tail.
DREAM TALES AND PROSE POEMSIVAN TURGENEV
The caller hauled a plug of tobacco from his pocket, gnawed off a chew, and began slow wagging of his jaws.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
The dog trotted along contentedly behind our horses, wagging his tail in recognition if we spoke a word or two to him.
A FRONTIER MYSTERYBERTRAM MITFORD
He seized it and ran home, laying it at his master's; feet, joyfully wagging his tail meanwhile.
BEAUTIFUL JOEMARSHALL SAUNDERS
To her surprise Bobby was there at her feet, frantically wagging his tail, and he raced her to the gate.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
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