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Gesture

Ges´ture
n.1.Manner of carrying the body; position of the body or limbs; posture.
Accubation, or lying down at meals, was a gesture used by many nations.
- Sir T. Browne.
2.A motion of the body or limbs expressive of sentiment or passion; any action or posture intended to express an idea or a passion, or to enforce or emphasize an argument, assertion, or opinion.
Humble and reverent gestures.
- Hooker.
Grace was in all her steps, heaven in her eye,
In every gesture dignity and love.
- Milton.
v. t.1.To accompany or illustrate with gesture or action; to gesticulate.
[imp. & p. p. Gestured ; p. pr. & vb. n. Gesturing.]
It is not orderly read, nor gestured as beseemeth.
- Hooker.
v. i.1.To make gestures; to gesticulate.
The players . . . gestured not undecently withal.
- Holland.
Noun1.gesture - motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling
2.gesture - the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
Synonyms: motion
3.gesture - something done as an indication of intention; "a political gesture"; "a gesture of defiance"
Verb1.gesture - show, express or direct through movement; "He gestured his desire to leave"
Synonyms: gesticulate, motion
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gestation period
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Gesticulate
gesticulating
Gesticulation
Gesticulator
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Gestour
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Gesturement
Get
Get a life!
get a line
get a load
get a look
get a noseful
Get a real computer!
get a whiff
get about
get across
get ahead
get along
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