motioning

present participle of motion
as in waving
to direct or notify by a movement or gesture the referee motioned the team captains to confer with him on the sideline

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“Motioning.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/motioning. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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