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Noun
A movement of part of the body, especially a hand or the head, to express an idea or meaning
“Marcus reciprocated the farewell gesture by slightly nodding his head and slowly blinking his large, intelligent eyes.”
Noun
An action performed to convey a feeling or intention
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“I just received the October issue and appreciate your kind gesture in sending us extra copies.”
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Courtesy or politeness in the form of an act or remark
“If this was, in fact, meant basically as a polite gesture, why did I have to eat four helpings of chicken curry in one go?”
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A sign or indication of something
“The fact that Mr. Jones had invited him to be present could be taken by the workers as a gesture of his sincerity.”
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Expression to attain peace
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(good, or equivalent, turn) An act that helps someone
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The action or sound of laughing
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A group of verbal or other unconscious habitual behaviors peculiar to an individual
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Hand gesture of faith
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A greeting that is a gesture of respect or polite recognition
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Anything that serves to remind
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A habitual gesture or way of speaking or behaving
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A woman's or girl's formal greeting made by bending the knees with one foot in front of the other
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A sum of money or other inducement offered or given to bribe someone
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To use gestures or bodily movements to convey information or directions
“The volunteer then began to gesture at me wildly and excitedly.”
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To greet or acknowledge, especially with a wave of the hand toward the forehead
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To represent an action or object through gesture, without the use of sound
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