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nod

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to make short up-and-down movements
  • though she couldn't see the rain, she knew it had started because she could see the flowers nod as raindrops hit them

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nod

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of nod (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of nod was in the 14th century

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nocuous

nod

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“Nod.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nod. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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