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A turning of one's head to the right and left, signifying denial, disapproval, disbelief, doubt, or bewilderment.
head′shak′ing adj. & n.
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the gesture of shaking one's head
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|Noun||1.||headshake - 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"|
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