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1. gesticulate

verb. show, express or direct through movement.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • arise
  • fire
  • negativeness
  • positiveness

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Example sentences of the word gesticulate


1. Noun, singular or mass
During a presentation, you might move around a lot or gesticulate with your hands.

2. Verb, base form
Players on a cricket pitch are spread over a wide area, and umpires need to be loud and to gesticulate clearly so that both teams understand what has happened.

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