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Word: gesticulation

Definition: motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)


Sentences Containing 'gesticulation'

At the same time his love of the marvellous found gratification in the wonders of the "Arabian Nights", and it is further characteristically related of him that he used to carry continually in his waistcoat pocket a miniature copy of "Ossian", passages from which he frequently recited with sonorous elocution and vehement gesticulation.
Suddenly, the postilions exchange speech with animated gesticulation, and the horses are pulled up, almost on their haunches.
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