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gesticulate
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Oliver Twist
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  • Unembellished by any violence of gesticulation, this might have seemed no very high compliment to the lady’s charms; but, as Mr. Bumble accompanied the threat with many warlike gestures, she was much touched with this proof of his devotion, and protested, with great admiration, that he was indeed a dove.
  • Pouring out these cries, and accompanying them with violent gesticulation, the boy actually threw himself, single-handed, upon the strong man, and in the intensity of his energy and the suddenness of his surprise, brought him heavily to the ground.

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  • The moderator turned her microphone off, leaving us to see her gesticulations, but not hear her words.
  • I couldn’t hear what they were saying or see their faces, but by their gesticulations, I’m sure they were angry at each other.

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