gesture 1 of 2

as in sign
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

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as in to motion
to direct or notify by a movement or gesture the police officer gestured me to the side of the road to tell me my headlight was out

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“Gesture.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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