Examples of geste in a Sentence
historical fiction in which the hero faces every adversity with honorable geste
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A: While opening his home was a beau geste on your friend's part, closing the door to his boss guest is easier said than done.
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Origin and Etymology of geste
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsactions, address, bearing, comportment, conduct, demeanor, deportment, behavior (also gest) [archaic]
Related Wordsetiquette, form, manners, mores, proprieties; p's and q's; amenity, civility, courtesy, decorum, politeness; air, attitude, carriage, poise, pose, posture, presence; aspect, look, mien; formality, protocol, rules; custom, habit, habitude, pattern, practice (also practise), trick, wont; convention, fashion, form, mode, style; affectation, attribute, characteristic, mark, trait; distinctiveness, oddity, peculiarity, singularity, strangeness, uniqueness, weirdness
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