At his nod, she leaned back in her seat.
Her nod was hesitant.
His nod was brief.
At his nod, she turned.
Clad in the dark blue uniform of the police, Travis gave a nod of recognition as he passed him.
If you can move your head, nod for yes, and shake for no.
At Carmen's nod, Katie sighed.
His nod was noncommittal as he examined the place where the car had gone over.
I could see her nod her head in the moonlight.
She managed a nod at the eyes that had grown darker than the sky.
Harrigan, the youngster of the group at 28, continued to nod away.
At her nod he continued.
Martha just continued to nod and look straight ahead but she wore a hint of a smile.
Dusty gave a curt nod and closed his eyes.
At her nod, he bowed and left.
Dean located Jonathan Winston and related what Fred had seen but it was clear the FBI officer doubted the identification and gave only a cursory nod and a promise to look into it.
Anna Pavlovna greeted him with the nod she accorded to the lowest hierarchy in her drawing room.
Dusty gave a nod of agreement.
With another curt nod, Jessi opened the door and went into Ashley's room.
At her nod he shrugged.
She met his gaze with a nod, and they looked at each other until her face flushed.
"Bon," he said with a nod of approval.
Dustin gave a tense nod and pushed her behind him, out of the Watcher's path.
With a nod, she prepared herself for the worst.
As her eyes began to glass over, he played softer until she started to nod off.
At her nod he stroked her hair.
She nodded and accepted Evelyn's far-fetched explanations just as she might nod and temporarily accept the equally unreal world of Star Wars.
He glanced at Prince Andrew and did not even nod to him.
Rhyn gave a nod, hands clenching at the thought of facing off against some demons.
At his affirmative nod, she hurried to her room and changed into jeans and sneakers before he could change his mind.
Ully reappeared with a carafe of whiskey and set it down, taking Andre's head nod as a cue to leave.
" He used to carry on," says his elder son, William Edwin Hamilton, " long trains of algebraical and arithmetical calculations in his mind, during which he was unconscious of the earthly necessity of eating; we used to bring in a ` snack ' and leave it in his study, but a brief nod of recognition of the intrusion of the chop or cutlet was often the only result, and his thoughts went on soaring upwards."
I think "no" and "yes," conveyed by a shake or a nod of my head, have become facts as apparent to her as hot and cold or as the difference between pain and pleasure.
Such was his unlimited mastery over Greek public opinion at that time, that at a nod from him the Royal family would have been expelled ignominiously.
Cynthia looked at him and began to nod her head, considering the possibility.
Just then the third round of drinks arrived, apparently as a result of a nod to the waiter by Cynthia Byrne.
At her nod he continued his hurried instructions.
She can take Martha's place, trying to calm Howie down enough so he can nod off but keep beating on her the importance of keeping her mouth shut.
He took the gun from her hand and indicated the horse with a nod of the head.
D between vowels kept its ground longer than in Castilian: documents of the 14th century supply such forms as vidieron, vido, hudso, provedir, red emsr, prodeza, Benedit, vidiendo, &c.; but afterwards y came to be substituted fordordj: veyere (vi d e r e), seyer (s e d e r e), seya (s edo a t), goyo (g a u d I u m), enueyo (I nod i u m).
The warmth was nearly enough for me to nod off when I heard a honk and Molly waved from Betsy's side window as she slowly circled.
After a nod of her head, Paulette's hand shot up and the auctioneer all but cheered as he looked about for another sucker, his voice sounding like an old Lucky Strike commercial.
She caught the keys and gazed up at him, lost, until he indicated the bookstore with a nod of his head.
A shake of the head meant "No" and a nod, "Yes," a pull meant "Come" and a push, "Go."
His nod was nonchalant.
The greatest lead district is in south-western Missouri nod south-eastern Kansas, known as the Joplin-Galena district after the names of the two cities that are its centre.
He took up his abode in the land of Nod ("wandering") on the east of Eden, where he built a city, which he named after his son Enoch.
Jenn smiled faintly with a nod.
Gabriel took the crystals with a nod.
He would not say hello or even nod at me.
hurting anyone 's feelings, you nod.
imperceptible nod of quiet acknowledgment.
Injection of schistosome eggs protects NOD mice against the development of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
Goldberg, 51, is an Academy Award-winning actress who is only one of seven African-American actresses to receive the Best Actress nod.
In 1990, the made-for-TV movie Gunsmoke: The Last Apache was dedicated to "Miss Amanda Blake," a nod to her beloved Miss Kitty character.
The webshop features not only clothing that is made from organic materials and sustainable processes, but also items that have a certain environmentally-friendly nod.
Begin with a small nod of the head, while you inhale to prepare.
Cynthia and Fred began to nod their heads, understanding what Dean was saying.
She gave a brisk nod to indicate she heard.
Claire gave a hint of a nod, remaining under the archway to the parlor, as if entering might subject her to some vile disease from these common folk.
Just then, the man waved the cop away and began moving toward the pair, but not before giving a nod to second man Dean hadn't noticed.
It was dark with the shades drawn and Dean felt a desire to nod off as he waited.
His attention dropped for a second before he met her gaze and gave her a nod she took as either permission or understanding.
He gave the usual nod.
Rainy smiled faintly with a nod.
"That we knew," Sasha said with a firm nod.
He gave a brisk nod.
It was the man's turn to nod.
"Looks good," he said with a satisfied nod.
"Done," Darkyn said with a nod.
She managed a nod.
Daniela crossed her arms and gave a stiff nod.
He responded with a curt nod.
The boy blushed, appeared conflicted, and at last gave a stiff nod.
He gave a curt nod.
He straightened as she stopped and gave an approving nod.
A'Ran gave a curt nod.
Dean retired to his quarters, bearing a warm muffin that Cynthia sampled with an approving nod.
Fred acknowledged with a nod.
Just 'how you doing' stuff and a nod.
Arthur recognized Dean but avoided eye contact until Dean stared him down and forced a glum nod.
She gave a curt nod.
Hilden reappeared with a nod.
Xander swallowed hard with a nod.
All who approach fling themselves to the ground, life and death depend on his nod.
Dusty responded with a curt nod, hoping the Grey God was right.
Bianca was even more unsettled to see the Watcher's reluctant nod.
He gave a nod of greeting, then spun on his heel and strode towards the awaiting vamps.
Joseph passed him in the hall with a nod, the usual extent of his greeting, making no mention of the incident at the mine.
She heard very little of any of them but somehow managed to nod when required and even respond with words her shocked mind did not hear or understand.
A brisk nod, and Talal stepped away, waiting.
Rissa watched Sirian read it, nod in satisfaction, and proclaim it was as he had said.
A smile, a nod, a polite little " OK " in a Glaswegian accent.
affectionate parody of village life in England, with more than a nod to vintage werewolf movies thrown in.
Some seats have a reclining backrest which support their head when they nod off.
Nod amgen y weinyddiaeth hon, a'r un yn San Steffan, yw eu bod yn gwario mwy ac yn cyflawni llai.
Great work by Junior George on the right byline allowed him to clip over a cross for Abdi to nod in the equalizer.
converse with someone who was there with me, " he says, with a nod to Burton.
A devastating corner by Kavanagh found Thorne leaping above his markers to nod the ball into Delaney's bottom left-hand corner from six yards.
cursory nod to the people who play the potential spouses of the two leads.
curt nod and then check my computer to see if he had sent me an email.
His cross was almost deflected in by Wayne Brown before Weller stooped to nod home.
That fact and a nod to Jewel's impressive vocal range make this sour pop ditty almost excusable.
Nid gwerth am arian yw peth felly a dyna nod amgen y weinyddiaeth hon.
Even The Kings of Leon and The White Stripes leave a nod to their own slightly disturbed family linage in their chosen band titles.
There is a cursory nod in the direction of fiction: three brief extracts from Dickens's Pickwick Papers are included.
Contents: Briony Amariel Avim Tarot glances around with a polite nod, moving away from the mirror.
In China, meetings start with the shaking of hands and a slight nod of the head.
Their resolution was vague and patchy, with a token nod to socialism.
Most of us life day to day in the material world, with an occasional nod in the direction of the spiritual.
nod in the direction of fiction: three brief extracts from Dickens's Pickwick Papers are included.
nod of assent did the rounds of the group.
nod of approval.
There's a nod too to They Might Be Giants, especially on ' Precious Metals ', which some might find off-putting.
Knitwear is a key component; softly draped pieces gave a nod to volume without being too over-the-top.
This is an affectionate parody of village life in England, with more than a nod to vintage werewolf movies thrown in.
pivot bikes there's some pedal feedback through big hits and nod under pedaling but it's all totally predictable.
polite nod, moving away from the mirror.
pyramid scams " -- a nod to Charles Stross's Accelerando.
reclineseats have a reclining backrest which support their head when they nod off.
respectful nod of awe is also appropriately necessary.
Ansible 222, " Economics 2.0 pyramid scams " -- a nod to Charles Stross's Accelerando.
schistosome eggs protects NOD mice against the development of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
sly nod to Sheffeild with the growling electro throb which flows above the outro.
token nod to socialism.
When I made most noise he would stretch out his neck, and erect his neck feathers, and open his eyes wide; but their lids soon fell again, and he began to nod.
Ansible 222, " Economics 2.0 pyramid scams " -- a nod to Charles Stross 's Accelerando.
However, this respectful nod of awe is also appropriately necessary.
It even pays a sly nod to Sheffeild with the growling electro throb which flows above the outro.
Choose the Fine Prints Crib Bedding from Land of Nod in Blue Fish.
While your child may be able to sleep anywhere, creating an environment that is conducive to sleep will help him nod off to sleep and stay asleep for a longer period of time.
After that, a nod will keep your bid alive.
People who have excellent payment histories usually get the nod to have their interest rates lowered.
The model's natural allure will be the focus, rather than a forced pose or deliberate nod at sexiness.
Pants worn low and saggy became a nod to urban (and incarcerated) life, while sportswear enjoyed booming popularity, especially in the brands of Ralph Lauren, Nautica, and Calvin Klein.
The key is to not be too literal in your interpretation of holiday classics, but to give a nod to the season.
These immediate effects are then followed by a user going "on the nod"-meaning they move from highly alert to drowsy states quickly.
In a nod to his new show on the Fine Living Network, Work That Room, an investment in his bedding will allow you to work your room into a magnificent place to rest and relax.
Her performance earned her an Emmy nod and she received a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television.
Destiny's Child named their third album Survivor as a nod to joke about them "voting" members "off the island" after the departure of Luckett, Roberson, and Franklin from the group.
RocknRollShirtShop.com carries a subtle nod to the Grateful Dead with its dancing bear children's T-shirt.
One unique touch on each Millennium class vessel is the nod to history: the main dining rooms are themed after former luxury liners such as the Olympic (sister ship to the Titanic) and the Normandie.
When you wear cool designs on T shirts, you can make people laugh, inspire a stranger to strike up a conversation with you, or just get a nod of approval in response to the art you've chosen or the witty quip across your chest.
In a nod to the Netherlands, Holland hosts the annual Tulip Time Festival in May.
Drinking alcohol will impair your judgment, but it also increases your drowsiness and the likelihood that you will nod off at the wheel even if you are under the legal limit.
Processed and Sugary Foods: Even though sugar initially causes you to be energized, you will crash afterward and want to nod off.
A second glance confirms its squarish, almost nod to mod-like finish.
If Matte Grey was a nod to the inner tech in all of us, then Matte Rootbeer celebrates the wonderful mod movement of the 1960's.
The name of the park itself is a nod to Hall's intentions - it takes the "caro" from "Carolinas" and the "winds" from the hurricanes and windstorms that have blown through the states.
Play as either the Global Defense Initiative (the good guys) or as the Brotherhood of Nod.
It takes place about 30 years after the end of the first game, as the Global Defense Initiative and the Brotherhood of Nod go to war again.
It adds single player storylines for both the GDI and the Brotherhood of Nod.
Often any feedback will be nothing more than a terse nod or single word.
This type of foreclosure begins non-judicially when the lender or the lender's trustee files and records a Notice of Default (NOD) with the county recorder's office.
The mortgage company will have foreclosure attorneys file a Lis Pendens or a Notice of Default (NOD) at the county court, depending on the type of foreclosure that is mandated within your state.
Love this red and white striped tankini for its nod to old Hollywood glamor as well as its underwire supportive cups.
Jessica White: Lovely Jessica White also gives nod to the monokini trend in a pair of bottoms from Eberjay, and an India-inspired thin cotton tunic from Venus Swimwear.
The design of this swimwear is geared toward visual appeal with only a fleeting nod to function.
Of course, how could we talk about swimsuit calendars without giving a nod to all those professional cheerleaders who make such a sacrifice to support and promote their teams each year.
In a nod to the doll's handmade origins, each doll had a printed Xavier Roberts signature on one cheek of its behind.
Take her shopping with you and when you try on garments, get her nod of approval before buying.
Either way, the dresses reflect a youthful spirit with a nod to the boho chic movement that has proven so popular over the years.
The strapless dress is equally popular in winter couture, but during the summer daytime hours it produces a carefree sun-loving effect that truly issues a nod to the season.
Perfect for evening engagements, their Abby lace dress in black, $70 and available in sizes XS-XXL, is a nod to retro glamour without being overly revealing.
As a nod to this Dutch custom, you might consider decorating with wooden shoes.
The way Asians point to things is by using their palm or thumb and Latin Americans purse their lips with a head nod.
Smile and nod while she talks as an acknowledgement that you are listening.
These handbags are just a flattering nod to high designers in that they seek to capture the essence of a particularly popular style and incorporate that look into their own design.
Many of them nod to Hawaii's abundant floral life, so it's highly likely that they'll fill your needs.
The bag's dark brown lining was chosen as a nod to the color of the uniforms she wore at the orphanage where she grew up.
One of the label's more recent collections, Bleecker is a nod to chic, practical luxury with a slightly vintage feel.
Brokeback Mountain, nominated for eight awards, won a mere three, and only one major award, Ang Lee's director's nod.
In a nod to the king of clairvoyance himself, many people immediately started comparing Nostradamus' quatrains (sections of his writing) to the 9/11 catastrophe.
There's a nod towards this summer's fashion for wedge heels.
With its sky blue and black zebra print, it's a playful nod to a very popular trend and destined to be a hit with young women.
Grandco may be primarily all about women's footwear, but the guys get a nod in the casual footwear department, too.
Tabitha gave birth to a child in 2003 that she named Endora and in a loving nod to Bewitched fans everywhere, she named her parents as Samantha and Darrin.
Even though Genie Francis shot to super fame as young Laura Webber Baldwin Spencer on General Hospital by the time she was 18 years old, decades went by before she received an Emmy nod.
One of the best reviews Paisley receives from his critics is a nod to his talent to unite others who may not have initially liked his music.
After the song reached number one, Kesha changed the spelling of her name to Ke$ha as a nod to the way she was on the number one song in the country and struggling to pay her bills.
A diplomat with extensive experience, Weir was appointed by the President to take control of Stargate Command, a nod to international pressure against U.S. military control.
With a nod to the Stephen King science fiction classic The Running Man, the series Cha$e has "runners" trying to avoid "hunters" through real cities and parks in a quest to win real cash.
Asimo can determine a shake of the head or a nod or even when someone rolls their eyes.
Abrams Star Trek film, a nod was made to Enterprise when Scotty revealed he was assigned to the backwater station after transporting Admiral Archer's favorite beagle somewhere into the ether.
In Star Trek, Spock's Vulcan ears are a nod to Elven origins and the mysteries of logic rather than magic.
The decisive moment in the episode - and a nod to the value of live pets - was when an intruder broke in and the electronic dog that was programmed to attack anyone with a mask on, ended up attacking George instead.
Steampunk owed a nod to cyberpunk, an earlier genre that rose to prominence in the 1970s and 1980s.
La Roche Anthelios has received an almost universal nod of approval from everyone - dermatologists recommend it highly, and it's been the subject of great acclaim from magazine editors all over the world.
The honor guard may carry ceremonial fire axes in a nod to the traditional piece of equipment carried by firefighters dating from the 1800's to today.
There is a nod to Flash with an animated banner, but in this era of social networking that is almost a waste of technology.
Both smile and nod were returned.
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