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plural of gesture
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as in signs
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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verb

present tense third-person singular of gesture
as in motions
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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“Gestures.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gestures. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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