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Definition of "gestures" []

  • A motion of the hands, head, or body to emphasize an idea or emotion, esp while speaking (noun)
  • Something said or done as a formality or as an indication of intention (noun)
  • The manner in which a person bears himself; posture (noun)
  • To express by or make gestures; gesticulate (verb)
  • Plural form of gesture. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of gesture. (verb)

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Use "gestures" in a sentence
  • "_ She was following the conversation with sympathetic illustrative gestures not caring two straws whether anyone observed her_, _just as she did not care whether anyone observed that she was breathing_; _and_, _just as she could not stop breathing_, _so she appeared unable to stop her gestures_."
  • "The act of apologizing when hurt someone with words or gestures is not always easy."
  • "At one point, I thought I spotted something that could be mistaken for a crude Guardian of Forever and sparked an instant debate with the guy next to me in gestures and code words that would have made Cold War KGB agents proud."
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