gesticulation

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From Middle French gesticulation, from Latin gesticulatio

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gesticulation (plural gesticulations)

  1. The act of gesticulating, or making gestures to aid expression of thoughts, sentiments or passion.
  2. A gesture; a motion of the body or limbs when speaking, or in representing action or passion, and enforcing arguments and sentiments.
  3. (dated) An odd or fanciful motion.

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