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To move your head

duck

verb

to lower your head or head and body quickly, in order to move under something or to avoid being hit

incline

verb

to move part of your body downward, especially your head

lift

verb

to move your head or eyes upward so that you can look at something

motion

verb

to move your hand or head in a particular direction, for example to point somewhere or to get someone’s attention

nod

verb

to move your head first downward and then upward, to answer “Yes” to a question or to show that you agree, approve, or understand

nod

verb

to move your head once in a particular direction, for example to make someone look at something or to give someone a signal to do something

nod

verb

to move your head downward and upward as a way of saying hello, goodbye, thank you, etc.

tilt

verb

to move your head slightly upward, downward, or to one side

toss your head/hair back

to move your head upward and backward with a sudden strong movement, for example when you start to laugh

toss

noun

the act of moving your head quickly upward, especially when you are angry or do not care about something

avert your eyes/gaze/head etc.

to turn your eyes or face away from something that you do not want to see

bob your head

to move your head down and then back up again in a short quick movement as a way of greeting someone or showing agreement or respect

bury your face/head in something

to cover or hide your face with something, for example to avoid looking at someone

hide your face

to move your head so that people cannot see your face, for example because you are upset

look the other way

to turn your head so that you are not looking at someone or something

toss your head/hair

to move your head quickly upward, especially when you are angry or do not care about something

turn aside

to turn your head or body away from someone or something so that you are no longer looking at them

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