nod of approbation

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He felt the deer, however, lightly, his hand already trembling with the reaction of his unusual exertions, and smiled with a nod of approbation, as he said, in the emphatic and sententious manner of his people:
Jonathan Tunick's limpid orchestrations for a nine-piece band deserve another nod of approbation.