And then I love the different lists you have. I don`t need to search for surrogate words on Google if I can`t have the nuance I want. Fumbling support or sympathy for the right words Hugging Stroking Stroking someone`s back Squeeing someone`s shoulder In order to clarify, I am looking for a verb that indicates gesture (i.e. head movement), not the sense of concordance (for example.B. “It sounds great,” she agreed) Nodding can refer to a plethora of emotions, including acceptance concentration or trust, greeting or recognition, satisfaction, unsubmissiveness, support or sympathy and zeal. He resigned from hennings to be replaced by another officer. At this point, I have no other word, but I appreciate the offer. I`m glad you found it useful, Steve. 😉 Do you have any other words you want me to explore? I just posted 400 Ways to Describe Eyes, and next week there will be ways to avoid curses.
Ah, yes, polite. But isn`t that politely another adverb? I will have to study even more, but your answer has given me many more avenues for reflection. The use of acquiescence depends on the context. If an agreement is obvious, the word or body language may be superfluous. You, as an author, have control. Start with your eyes, make a solid touch, then nod as you nod and raise your eyebrows as you listen. They will look alert and interested. A perked head position, nodding. A tilt of the head to the side is a submissive signal that clears the neck and neck; it conveys curiosity and interest. Thank you so much for this contribution! I kept an account of words on my novel and found 129 instances of “nodding” in apx. 320 pages… In any case, too much I welcome your proposals! 🙂 accept or agreement Leaning inward Uncrossed arms Unlocks unlocked SourireWarmes The following list offers pre-cooked alternatives to nod.
You could save yourself if the number of words is limited or if you want to increase the rhythm of your song. With a nod and a smile, Aspasia said, “Keep the music going, please.” Blows and head knocks mean disapproval in countries such as Bulgaria, Turkey and parts of Greece and Italy. An acquiescing protagonist could make it difficult to understand a story in these cultures. Courtesy Diplomacy Hospitality Enjoyment Politeness The thoughtful courtesy When Ms. Effie nodded, I guided the design of it. “Bring me a Coke, no ice cream, please.” Jamie leaned gracefully over his head and put his elbows on the table as she watched the dancing crowd.