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  • n  the act of turning your head left and right to signify denial or disbelief or bemusement
    I could tell from their headshakes that they didn't believe me

  • That little headshake at the end was my favorite moment.
  • When Elizabeth's younger sister Margaret started to smile at the Zulus, Elizabeth reproved her with a headshake.
  • Frenchmen examined their handiwork with a national headshake of disbelief.

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