Her mate hesitated then lowered his head, nudging her gently in return in a sign that he wasn't too angry with her.
It persisted, and she looked down, jumping to see one of several curious cats nudging her leg.
Then he took his place in the first row of the stalls and sat down beside Dolokhov, nudging with his elbow in a friendly and offhand way that Dolokhov whom others treated so fawningly.
His fangs were lengthening, and he lowered his head, nudging her back.
But then, he wasn't looking for a permanent relationship, and Lori wouldn't be nudging him to get married.
He stood and moved to take her place, nudging her aside.
He paused, glancing at the yellow stripe of dawn nudging back the night sky.