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1. gesture

noun. ['ˈdʒɛstʃɝ'] motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling.

Synonyms

  • poking
  • movement
  • poke
  • thrust
  • motion
  • motility
  • jab
  • mudra
  • jabbing
  • move

Antonyms

  • fire
  • negativeness
  • positiveness
  • negativity

Etymology

  • gestura (Latin)
  • gerere (Latin)

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2. gesture

noun. ['ˈdʒɛstʃɝ'] the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals.

Synonyms

  • facial gesture
  • wafture
  • sign
  • bowing
  • high-five
  • shrug
  • wave
  • beck
  • waving
  • flourish
  • curtsy
  • obeisance
  • motion
  • sign of the cross
  • visual communication
  • nod
  • facial expression
  • previous question
  • V sign
  • bow
  • gesticulation

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • straight line
  • fall
  • yield

Etymology

  • gestura (Latin)
  • gerere (Latin)

3. gesture

verb. ['ˈdʒɛstʃɝ'] show, express or direct through movement.

Synonyms

  • sign
  • shrug
  • communicate
  • wave
  • hold out
  • stretch forth
  • exsert
  • gesticulate
  • applaud
  • acclaim
  • put out
  • motion
  • wink
  • extend
  • shake
  • beckon
  • nod
  • clap
  • intercommunicate
  • bless
  • cross oneself
  • spat
  • bow
  • stretch out

Antonyms

  • surrender
  • disapprove
  • criticize
  • disapproval

Etymology

  • gestura (Latin)
  • gerere (Latin)

4. gesture

noun. ['ˈdʒɛstʃɝ'] something done as an indication of intention.

Synonyms

  • indication
  • indicant

Antonyms

  • invalidate
  • uncommunicative
  • excommunicate

Etymology

  • gestura (Latin)
  • gerere (Latin)

5. facial

noun. ['ˈfeɪʃəl'] care for the face that usually involves cleansing and massage and the application of cosmetic creams.

Synonyms

  • beauty treatment
  • skin care

Antonyms

  • proportional font
  • leeward
  • front

6. facial

noun. ['ˈfeɪʃəl'] cranial nerve that supplies facial muscles.

Synonyms

  • cranial nerve
  • face
  • nervus facialis
  • seventh cranial nerve
  • human face

Antonyms

  • windward
  • avoid
  • back
  • uncover

Sentences with facial-gesture


1. Noun Phrase
If he does look down, but in a coy way, you're also seeing another romantic type of facial gesture.

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