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noun as in body language

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Bridging the divide between the police and those who distrust them will take more than protests and symbolic gestures.

I notice he moves at a slightly slower pace than everyone else, and keeps his gestures compact.

There were stares, gestures, and quiet conversations at the desk.

More centrist Democrats will make a few gestures in the Warren direction, but nothing more.

Thankfully, the piece did not try to evoke the Internet through tired dance gestures or pseudo-digital music.

Motionless she stood, straining eye and ear; she could hear nothing, but the gestures told much.

Tom, at the opposite end of the table, watched her girlish figure, her graceful gestures.

People look strangely at Lou Arnaud; they remember his loud, strained voice and threatening gestures on the preceding night.

Their garb, their gestures, their salutations, had a wild and barbarous character.

Their gestures and manner of argument did not bear out the joyful tidings brought to the conclave by the Shahzada.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gestures, such as: gesture, body movement, kinesics, mannerisms, motion, and visual communication.

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