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synonyms for gestures

  • gesture
  • body movement
  • kinesics
  • mannerisms
  • motion
  • visual communication
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How to use gestures in a sentence

Motionless she stood, straining eye and ear; she could hear nothing, but the gestures told much.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Tom, at the opposite end of the table, watched her girlish figure, her graceful gestures.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
People look strangely at Lou Arnaud; they remember his loud, strained voice and threatening gestures on the preceding night.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Their garb, their gestures, their salutations, had a wild and barbarous character.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Their gestures and manner of argument did not bear out the joyful tidings brought to the conclave by the Shahzada.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Something had happened to disappoint and annoy them—that much he could gather from their gestures and impassioned speech.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Evidently the countess was angry; so much could be seen from her gestures and the shake of her shoulders.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
His gestures were slow, sober, and rare; for he held southern gesticulation in horror.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
Finding this of no avail, he came to the door of the tent, moaning sadly, and by his gestures seeming to beg for the dead body.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
These mournful spectres do not speak the language of mortals; they weep, they sigh, and make terrible gestures in the shadows.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
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WORDS RELATED TO GESTURES

  • body movement
  • gesture
  • gestures
  • kinesics
  • mannerisms
  • motion
  • visual communication
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.