Sentence Examples with the word nodding

Frowning, she rose to see if her Immortal guard was nodding off at his post.

They are annual and perennial erect herbs containing a milky juice, with lobed or cut leaves and generally long-stalked regular showy flowers, which are nodding in the bud stage.

High, and is characterized by its bristly, much branched nodding panicles.

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The growing apex of such a stem will alternately incline, first to one side and then to the other, exhibiting a kind of nodding movement in the two directions.

Prince Andrew's eyes were still following Pfuel out of the room when Count Bennigsen entered hurriedly, and nodding to Bolkonski, but not pausing, went into the study, giving instructions to his adjutant as he went.

I caught Quinn nodding in agreement, but not Howie.

She said nothing, barely nodding in response to the various greetings.

It is already late, said he, and nodding his head he let it droop and again closed his eye.

Nearly all travellers in the north of Africa mention the Hardhon of the Arabs (Agama stellio), which is extremely common, and has drawn upon itself the hatred of the Mahommedans by its habit of nodding its head, which they interpret as a mockery of their own movements whilst engaged in prayer.

After Elisabeth fell asleep, he watched her for a long while before nodding off.