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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.”
An action performed to convey a feeling or intention
“I just received the October issue and appreciate your kind gesture in sending us extra copies.”
An act or utterance that is a customary show of good manners
“… sent a handwritten thank-you note as a gesture of his gratitude.”
Something said or done to indicate intention, or as a formality
“He called on the government to make a gesture of goodwill.”
To direct or notify by a movement or gesture
“She took it out and pointed it at him and curled it to gesture him to come towards her.”
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