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  • n. Plural form of headshake.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Relieved, the adults exchanged smiles and headshakes, retaking their seats, catastrophe averted.


  • It wants to dog deep, throwing headshakes and running for cover until it either pops the hook or gets wrenched back to the surface.

    Flat Chances With Giant Stripers

  • The only responses were a few random headshakes, whispered “nos” and one loud “Heck no”.

    Richard Paul Evans Ebook Christmas Set

  • She was all headshakes and nods, headshakes and nods.

    The Worst Years of Your Life

  • She shut it quickly, and her eyes went to Jeka, who gave the slightest of headshakes.


  • Kharl looked at Sanyle and gave the slightest of headshakes.

    Wellspring of Chaos

  • But she hushed them, with frowns and headshakes, to a bout of whispering, or the loud, hissing noise children make in its stead; under fire of which it was still harder to fix his thoughts.

    Ultima Thule

  • I swapped headshakes with Linda as the fraternal wrangling raged.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • Liende offered the slightest of wry headshakes, and even stolid Himar cracked a smile at the younger overcaptain's brazen gallantry.

    Darksong Rising

  • Cerryl glanced at Leyladin and got the faintest of headshakes.

    Colors of Chaos


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