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gesticulation

noun

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a movement of the body or limbs that expresses or emphasizes an idea or feeling
  • as the argument grew more heated, his gesticulations got bigger and wilder

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The first known use of gesticulation was in the 15th century

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“Gesticulation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gesticulation. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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