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verb as in make signs, motions to communicate

verb as in pantomime

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You know someone is not high and mighty when he gesticulates with his hands.

The angry man gesticulates with movements which clearly indicate the impulse to attack that is inherent in anger.

If a Spaniard or Creole loses a dollar he gesticulates and argues about it as though thousands were involved in the issue.

(Bertrand gesticulates his transport) A sanguine cross indelibly remained; but nature and his mothers tears assuaged the pain.

Forty-nine jerks back his dignified head as the bully gesticulates violently.

When in conversation, gesticulates with both hands, wags his head and looks wildly out of the eyes.


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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gesticulates, such as: flag, indicate, mime, signal, signalize, and wave.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.