Definition of GESTURE

a movement of the body or limbs that expresses or emphasizes an idea or feeling <a teenager who often shrugs her shoulders in a gesture of indifference>
an act or utterance that is a customary show of good manners <sent a handwritten thank-you note as a gesture of his gratitude>

March 30, 2015
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