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 for nodding
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nod \Nod\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nodded; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Nodding.]
     1. To incline or bend, as the head or top; to make a motion
        of assent, of salutation, or of drowsiness with; as, to
        nod the head.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To signify by a nod; as, to nod approbation.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. To cause to bend. [Poetic]
        [1913 Webster]
  
              By every wind that nods the mountain pine. --Keats.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nodding \Nod"ding\, a.
     Curved so that the apex hangs down; having the top bent
     downward.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  nodding
      adj 1: having branches or flower heads that bend downward;
             "nodding daffodils"; "the pendulous branches of a weeping
             willow"; "lilacs with drooping panicles of fragrant
             flowers" [syn: cernuous, drooping, nodding,
             pendulous, weeping]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  109 Moby Thesaurus words for "nodding":
     absent, absentminded, absorbed, abstracted, anesthetized, asleep,
     bagging, baggy, ballooning, bemused, castle-building, casual,
     cataleptic, comatose, daydreaming, daydreamy, distant, doped, dozy,
     dreaming, dreamy, drooping, droopy, drowsing, drowsy, drugged,
     drugged with sleep, ecstatic, elsewhere, engrossed, faraway,
     floppy, goofing off, half asleep, half-awake, heavy,
     heavy with sleep, heavy-eyed, in a reverie, in a stupor,
     in the clouds, incautious, incomplete, languid, lethargic, limp,
     loose, lop, lop-eared, loppy, lost, lost in thought, meditative,
     mooning, moonraking, museful, musing, napping, narcoleptic,
     narcose, narcotized, narcous, oblivious, off-guard, oscitant,
     out of it, pensive, pipe-dreaming, preoccupied, rapt, sagging,
     sagging in folds, saggy, sedated, sleep-drowned, sleep-drunk,
     sleep-filled, sleep-swollen, sleepful, sleeping, sleepy, slight,
     slumberous, slumbery, snoozy, somewhere else, somnolent, soporific,
     stargazing, stretchy, stuporose, stuporous, superficial, swag,
     taken up, transported, unalert, uncautious, unconscious, unguarded,
     unprepared, unready, unvigilant, unwary, unwatchful, woolgathering,
     wrapped in thought, yawning, yawny
  
  

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