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  • She gesticulates wildly, arms flailing.   (source)
    gesticulates = makes gestures (hand or body movements)
  • They sauntered on down route 6, stopping frequently to examine the cars, gesticulating, bantering each other about the best way to burglarize a shack that, as Guitar said, "didn't have a door or window with a lock."   (source)
    gesticulating = making gestures (hand or body movements) while speaking
  • The plump man was gesticulating angrily as he spoke, but no one seemed to be paying any attention.   (source)
    gesticulating = making gestures (hand or body movements) while speaking or to express something
  • ...and a number of younger men lounged near the door, talking loudly and gesticulating with their hands.   (source)
    gesticulating = making gestures (hand or body movements) while speaking
  • He had met me at the airport, standing a full head taller than the mass of gesticulating, shouting men who offered to drive, to interpret, to—I would later learn—try and sell me the location of dead bodies.   (source)
    gesticulating = making gestures (hand or body movements) to express something
  • ...leaving a trail of broken fences behind us. At the edge of the trees, I looked back. The people at the farm had emerged from shelter and stood gesticulating and staring after us.   (source)
    gesticulating = making gestures (hand or body movements) while speaking or to express something
  • Max nodded and said good-bye to the Lukenses, who promptly shrank before the wildly gesticulating form of Scott McDaniels.   (source)
    gesticulating = making gestures (hand or body movements)
  • The two women stood in the doorway of the hut gesticulating, talking not English but the debased French patois they use in this island.   (source)
    gesticulating = making gestures (hand or body movements) while speaking or to express something
  • Jerry was standing beside one of his pumps, filling a tank, and at the same time listening to three men, all gesticulating, all obviously demanding priority service.   (source)
    gesticulating = making gestures (hand or body movements) while speaking
  • He jumped up, ran across the room, and stood gesticulating in front of the Controller.   (source)
    gesticulating = making gestures (hand or body movements) while speaking or to express something
  • Their gesticulating shadows are cast on the ceiling by the fiery glow.   (source)
  • She was wedged between a small old woman with tight-set lips and a fat matron, without a hat, who was talking shrilly and gesticulated all the time.   (source)
    gesticulated = made gestures (hand or body movements) while speaking
  • The Italian removed his toothpick to gesticulate with it freely.   (source)
    gesticulate = make gestures (hand movements) while speaking
  • Signals and gesticulations on the part of the boss.   (source)
    gesticulations = gestures (hand or body movements) made to express something
  • It is commonly supposed that they communicated by sounds and tentacular gesticulations;   (source)
    gesticulations = movements
  • This was the shocking thing; that the slime of the pit seemed to utter cries and voices; that the amorphous dust gesticulated and sinned; that what was dead, and had no shape, should usurp the offices of life.   (source)
    gesticulated = made body movements
  • I moved my lips and gesticulated frantically without result.   (source)
    gesticulated = made gestures (hand or body movements) to express something
  • [Gesticulates with his arms.]   (source)
    gesticulates = makes gestures while speaking or to express something
  • At various times of day, small groups of men would come barreling through the lobby, already gesticulating, interrupting, and eager to make their points.†   (source)
  • It was only when James started gesticulating toward the dial of his watch that I realized I didn't have a choice.†   (source)
  • He watched Ser Gregor as the Mountain rode up and down the line, shouting and gesticulating.†   (source)
  • She laughed when he made jokes, acted goofy in his study group, and I'd seen her talking enthusiastically to him in the hall—Boris talking back just as enthusiastically, in his gesticulating Russian mode.†   (source)
  • Half of the kids start jumping up and down, pumping their fists; the others, Jenny included, gesticulate and yell something about offsides.†   (source)
  • Mr. Caruso let go of Jason, turned, and stood close to him, chest to chest, his cigar zinging past Jason's ear like a flaming arrow as he gesticulated.†   (source)
  • Blomkvist had no problem identifying a gesticulating, much younger Henrik Vanger soaked with heating oil.†   (source)
  • But there were people in the bars, gesticulating and seeming to howl in the yellow light, behind the smoky glass; and people in the side streets, loitering and skulking; dogs on leashes, sniffing with their masters.†   (source)
  • Hearth gesticulated in sign language, so quickly and with such annoyance that I could only catch some of his words: Too dangerous…. death …. protect this idiot.†   (source)
  • Some, when pulled over, gesticulated and cried out, and even reached out to touch his officers—a sign of disrespect if not outright aggression to most American police officers.†   (source)
  • Uncle Pros tried to answer with gesticulation or a shouted word, and sometimes those he replied to turned and ran, calling to others.†   (source)
  • Then she lowers her hand and her long fingers gesticulate and flutter in the air with incongruous grace as she recounts her odyssey.†   (source)
  • "With snatches of Balti, and a lot of gesticulating, Mortenson told the crowd now watching him with rapt attention that he was American, that he'd come to climb K2 (which produced appreciative murmurs from the men), that he had become weak and sick and had walked here to Askole to find a jeep willing to take him on the eight-hour journey down to Skardu, Baltistan's capital.†   (source)
  • Looking at her wildly gesticulating hair caught in the windows' drafts, I felt she should have electrocuted me.†   (source)
  • A four-horse carriage had drawn up outside occupying the whole first courtyard, trampling the camellias, and getting manure all over the shiny cobblestones, all this amidst a whirlwind of dust, a pawing of horses, and the curses of superstitious men who were gesticulating against the evil eye.†   (source)
  • Doc Daneeka withstood Dobbs's blustering and gesticulating attack with a series of impatient nods and sent him to the medical tent to describe his symptoms to Gus and Wes, who painted his gums purple with gentian-violet solution the moment he started to talk.†   (source)
  • Because the Italians around them were making a racket, shouting and gesticulating, they could walk along in silence without hearing their silence.†   (source)
  • She could see the pilot arguing into the microphone, gesticulating, pausing to listen to the reply, then barking again.†   (source)
  • The men continued to ignore him, walking along in a mass, some talking in groups and others talking and gesticulating to themselves.†   (source)
  • Presently, when I carried out a basin and some cloths, he was gesticulating broadly.†   (source)
  • I was pacing back and forth across the room behind her rocking chair, gesticulating fiercely, and shouting at the motionless, defeated woman who sat in her rocking chair staring directly into the fire.†   (source)
  • She and Renny are sitting in the front seats, backs against their doors, conversing civilly and politely, without their usual gesticulations.†   (source)
  • When they saw two boys with crazed expressions and bloody clothes they began to shout and gesticulate, and the one with the bottle of wine waved it around in the wind as if it were a pistol.†   (source)
  • First grade was when I discovered eye control; with my seeing I could shrink the teacher down to a height of one inch, gesticulating and mouthing on the horizon.†   (source)
  • The little deaf-mutes debarked as we did, clambering down around us, stepping on our toes, hemming us in as they filled the air with their butterfly gesticulations.†   (source)
  • About fifteen feet from the gesticulating group, she stopped and made her presence felt by training her gaze on the back of Mrs. McIntyre's neck.†   (source)
  • She told long stories in her broken Russian, swallowing the ends of her words in the French manner, gesticulated, struck dramatic poses, and burst into hoarse peals of laughter that ended in coughing fits.†   (source)
  • As the three men spoke, they leaned in and out of the illumination, their faces and gesticulating hands suddenly appearing and disappearing in staccato eclipses.†   (source)
  • In a moment the platform was full of arguing, gesticulating shadows.   (source)
    gesticulating = making gestures (hand or body movements)
  • He was gesticulating, searching for a formula.   (source)
    gesticulating = made gestures (hand or body movements)
  • He gesticulated widely again.   (source)
  • He gesticulated widely.   (source)
  • He gesticulated as words failed him, then shook his head again.   (source)
    gesticulated = made gestures (hand or body movements) while speaking or to express something
  • He laughed and threw the bottle upwards with a gesticulation I did not understand.   (source)
    gesticulation = hand or body movement
  • She smiled upon the throng as if in acknowledgment of a warm welcome, and began to walk to and fro, making profuse gesticulations and singing, in brazen soprano tones, a song, the words of which were inaudible.   (source)
    gesticulations = gestures (hand or body movements) made to express something
  • I was continually meeting more of these men of the future, who would follow me a little distance, chatter and laugh about me, and, having smiled and gesticulated in a friendly way, leave me again to my own devices.   (source)
    gesticulated = made gestures (hand or body movements) while speaking or to express something
  • For the man who stood there shouting some incoherent explanation, was a solid gesticulating figure up to the coat-collar of him, and then--nothingness, no visible thing at all!   (source)
    gesticulating = making gestures (hand or body movements) while speaking
  • ...he oratorically assured me—gesticulating with a long ruler at the other end of the room—that if his services in the morning were useful, how indispensable, then, in the afternoon?   (source)
    gesticulating = making gestures (hand or body movements) while speaking or to express something
  • The Frenchman followed in despair; the ape, razor still in hand, occasionally stopping to look back and gesticulate at its pursuer, until the latter had nearly come up with it.   (source)
    gesticulate = make gestures (hand or body movements)
  • Raven and Rife are talking, Raven gesticulating back in Enzo's direction.†   (source)
  • Imagine that person sitting opposite you and gesticulating with it in your face.†   (source)
  • He gesticulated with his hands, and spoke brilliantly.†   (source)
  • He gesticulates wildly toward Rosie, ranting without pause.†   (source)
  • He gesticulated so frantically I could barely read the signs: HURRY.†   (source)
  • He gesticulated and then took something out of his pocket and the two of them stood looking at it.†   (source)
  • He struggled up out of the sofa, gesticulating feebly.†   (source)
  • 'I wish she hadn't taken points from you, but I think she's right to warn you not to lose your temper with Umbridge,' said Hermione's voice, while Fudge gesticulated forcefully from the front page, clearly giving some kind of speech.†   (source)
  • It did: The Bulgarian Beaters, Volkov and Vulchanov, landed on either side of Mostafa and began arguing furiously with him, gesticulating toward the leprechauns, who had now gleefully formed the words "HEE, HEE, HEE."†   (source)
  • Harald had come out of his house at a startling pace, yelling and gesticulating until Nilsson went away.†   (source)
  • Shouting and gesticulating, he seemed to possess a language of hand signals known to all who worked for him, but especially those supervisors immediately his junior.†   (source)
  • They were so old, so very old, and got much older the farther away they marched, wildly gesticulating, as Dad threw up his hands to fend off the revelation, this wild image repeated to insanity.†   (source)
  • The passage was a difficult one, he said, gesticulating with his hands as he spoke, the thumb of his right hand describing wide circles as he emphasized certain key points of interpretation, and both men had been correct; one had unknowingly adopted the interpretation of the Me'iri, the other of the Rashba.†   (source)
  • At first he seemed to the approaching pair to be gesticulating and pointing, but a moment's observation gave them the gleam of a knife in his hand—he was playing mumblety-peg.†   (source)
  • When his mouth finally closes, August's opens, and he also gesticulates toward Rosie, waving the bull hook and thumping her on the shoulder for good measure.†   (source)
  • There, on the world's rim, the lovely snail-gleam of the railway tracks ran, flinging wild gesticulations of lemon or cherry-coloured semaphore to the stars.†   (source)
  • Her arm, thinner than those that Rubens had portrayed but just as voluptuous and thirty times as strong, looked as if it could smash stone columns, and she gesticulated fiercely.†   (source)
  • Charles Halloway saw but did not see her flinch, sensed but seemed in no way to consider her withdrawal, for almost immediately, seizing the initiative, she flung herself forward, not touching, but mutely gesticulating at his chest as one might try to spell an antique clock pendulum.†   (source)
  • I gesticulated rather dramatically.†   (source)
  • Brave Orchid stared at her pink-painted fingernails gesticulating, and thought she probably would not have given out so much information if she weren't so clumsy with language.†   (source)
  • At a loss for words, they paced up and down, puffed at their cigarettes, gesticulated, and repeated themselves.†   (source)
  • The Pole was gesticulating rapidly.†   (source)
  • Dust came and went in that dark, and a harpstring gesticulation of spiders.†   (source)
  • I do not speak Gesticulation.†   (source)
  • The sailor turned to Eugene in his excitement, gesticulating.†   (source)
  • A survivor, a stout red-faced man, gesticulated wildly over the ruins.†   (source)
  • In one of these a woman gesticulated to some one behind her.†   (source)
  • He seemed much agitated, gesticulated freely, spoke very rapidly and in a very loud tone.†   (source)
  • My little friend, always sympathetic to motherhood in distress, gesticulated reassuringly.†   (source)
  • Gesticulating and apologizing, he marshalled them out.†   (source)
  • In the long, windowless hall, with its double row of cubicles and its endless rustle of papers and hum of voices murmuring into speakwrites, there were quite a dozen people whom Winston did not even know by name, though he daily saw them hurrying to and fro in the corridors or gesticulating in the Two Minutes Hate.†   (source)
  • I hung around town and sat in my room or sat in bars which I had never frequented and sat in movies in the front row, where I could admire the enormous and distorted shadows which gesticulated and struck or clutched or clung and uttered asseverations which reminded you of everything which you had ever remembered.†   (source)
  • Indoors he would walk up and down the room, gesticulating, crying that he had never told mother how he loved her.†   (source)
  • Then his glance fell upon the bridge, and at that moment a twanging noise filled the air, as when the string of some musical instrument snaps in a disused room, and he saw the bridge divide and fling five gesticulating ants into the valley below.†   (source)
  • Nor did I at first understand that the gesticulations of a curious-looking object, in a cut-away coat and evening shirt, were aimed at me.†   (source)
  • At this moment there was a flurry in the crowd and Uncle Morris Teitlebaum, the pawnbroker, appeared, gesticulating volubly, clinging to a policeman.†   (source)
  • The man Montez appeared behind the child in white muslin, gesticulating, reminding him… Something had happened to Montez, he had a dry wound on his forehead.†   (source)
  • Meliagrance began telling him, wildly, gesticulating, seizing with excitement upon a fresh person to tell.†   (source)
  • The friends and neighbors gather in the flickering, dimly lighted but of the patient, and follow attentively the gesticulations of the magician.†   (source)
  • Now, for instance, when Ramsay bore down on them, shouting, gesticulating, Miss Briscoe, he felt certain, understood.†   (source)
  • Theyare "presided over" by some of the six lovely sisters; who do not wear crinolines, but are robed in splendid Venetian draperies; they sit enthroned, and talk with foreign emphatic gestures —my mother too gesticulated, throwing her hands out—to the eminent men (afterwards to be made fun of by Lytton); rulers of India, statesmen, poets, painters.†   (source)
  • Spurred on by her sense that William's affection had come back to her, and that everything was all right again, and that her suspense was over, and that now she was free both to triumph and to mock, she laughed, she gesticulated, till Lily thought, How childlike, how absurd she was, sitting up there with all her beauty opened again in her, talking about the skins of vegetables.†   (source)
  • The deep voice thrillingly vibrated; the gesticulating hand implied all space and the onrush of the irresistible machine.†   (source)
  • They shouted and gesticulated, pointing at him.†   (source)
  • "Why, of course," replied the clerk, gesticulating with his hands.†   (source)
  • They leapt from their tonga; they gesticulated, but what was the good.†   (source)
  • With calm eyes he watched the gesticulating lively figures of his companions.†   (source)
  • He gesticulated and almost danced with excitement in front of the lovers.†   (source)
  • When they arrived at Calais and Philip saw the crowd of gesticulating porters his heart leaped.†   (source)
  • The pilgrims could be seen in knots gesticulating, discussing.†   (source)
  • Sometimes he could see them gesticulating against the blue and somber sky.†   (source)
  • Castleton disappeared in a mass of gesticulating, shouting cowboys.†   (source)
  • The men rose to their feet to play the last tricks. talking and gesticulating.†   (source)
  • Abruptly Huxter's door opened and Huxter appeared, eyes staring with excitement, arms gesticulating.†   (source)
  • The men gesticulated and bellowed in an ecstasy.†   (source)
  • I went to the lowest point of the low headland, and gesticulated and shouted.†   (source)
  • There was laughter in the group around her, and Lebedeff stood before her gesticulating wildly.†   (source)
  • This quieted the gesticulating, quarreling men.†   (source)
  • They saw me, and began gesticulating and advancing.†   (source)
  • So Hall and Henfrey, rather crestfallen, tiptoed back to the bar, gesticulating to explain to her.†   (source)
  • He wildly gesticulated; he exclaimed shrilly in Spanish.†   (source)
  • They were an excited, jabbering, gesticulating mob.†   (source)
  • "For, after all," he exclaimed, gesticulating, "I can't exile myself—have a child on my hands."†   (source)
  • All at once he smiled and gesticulated gleefully.†   (source)
  • He stood with arms crossed, perfectly unmoved by my uncle's incessant gesticulations.†   (source)
  • "He is always humbugging, confound him," cried Razumihin, jumping up and gesticulating.†   (source)
  • He went out, shouting and gesticulating.†   (source)
  • Then he began at once speaking with loud, nervous haste, gesticulating, and in a positive frenzy.†   (source)
  • Denisov rose and began gesticulating as he explained his plan to Bolkonski.†   (source)
  • I cried, clapping my hands and gesticulating like a madman.†   (source)
  • He would stand there in his checked trousers, a toothpick between his lips, assume his graceful pose with his ankles crossed, and chatter away, gesticulating now and then with the toothpick.†   (source)
  • As Ray reannounced that he simply wouldn't stand it many more years if Harry didn't give him a partnership, his gesticulating hand touched Vida's shoulders.†   (source)
  • They were gesticulating excitedly.†   (source)
  • She began to ask herself whether these gesticulations might not, perhaps, be a necessary concomitant of the piece of music that was being played, a piece which, it might be, was in a different category from all the music that she had ever heard before; and whether to abstain from them was not a sign of her own inability to understand the music, and of discourtesy towards the lady of the house; with the result that, in order to express by a compromise both of her contradictory…†   (source)
  • At the same moment the stage buzzed with a new sound and, amid a crowd of men in evening-dress, all talking and gesticulating together, appeared a man who seemed very calm and displayed a pleasant face, all pink and chubby-cheeked, crowned with curly hair and lit up by a pair of wonderfully serene blue eyes.†   (source)
  • By the door of the Bonbonieri some one was arguing with the taxi-drivers, some one who now tried to explain their attitude to Dick; again one of the men pressed close, insisting and gesticulating and Dick shoved him away.†   (source)
  • But at that moment Miss Lavish and her local-colour box moved also, and disappeared down a side street, both gesticulating largely.†   (source)
  • Pavel, the tall one, was said to be an anarchist; since he had no means of imparting his opinions, probably his wild gesticulations and his generally excited and rebellious manner gave rise to this supposition.†   (source)
  • Here he found Pilchuck and some of the men in a group, gazing, talking, and gesticulating all at once.†   (source)
  • He writhed weirdly on his mat, gesticulating with his hands and feet, tossing the tangled strings of his mop—an impotent incarnation of rage.†   (source)
  • He strode off down the slope with the men close around him, and they met other men on the way, all of whom crowded into the group, jostling, eager, gesticulating.†   (source)
  • A few moments later he was in our room, still puffing, still gesticulating, but with so fixed a look of grief and despair in his eyes that our smiles were turned in an instant to horror and pity.†   (source)
  • Every other table was taken, for it was a fine night; and Philip looked curiously at the people, here little family groups, there a knot of men with odd-shaped hats and beards talking loudly and gesticulating; next to him were two men who looked like painters with women who Philip hoped were not their lawful wives; behind him he heard Americans loudly arguing on art.†   (source)
  • He came sliding down the rubbish and crept beside me in the darkness, inarticulate, gesticulating, and for a moment I shared his panic.†   (source)
  • They gesticulated with their forks as they ate, tucked bites of food in their cheeks, looked important, laughed, nodded, shrugged, and went right on talking without even first swallowing their food properly.†   (source)
  • She stood at the door, haggard with rage, arguing with her husband and daughter, gesticulating with them.†   (source)
  • Because whenever a doctor or a stranger appeared on the threshold, the hallucinating patient would usually cease grimacing, talking, and gesticulating and behave himself, as long as he knew he was being watched, letting himself go again only afterward.†   (source)
  • They were gesticulating at each other.†   (source)
  • In one cart stood a blind man in the uniform of the Salvation Army, gesticulating with his crooked fingers and bawling, "Eternity!†   (source)
  • For a space people stood amazed and gesticulating, and then came panic, and scattered them abroad through the village as a gust scatters dead leaves.†   (source)
  • People said that Behrens, who idolized her, had been so overwhelmed by the blow that he had temporarily fallen into a strange melancholy and had been seen walking the streets giggling, gesticulating, and talking to himself.†   (source)
  • We three blue-clad men, with our misshapen black-faced attendant, standing in a wide expanse of sunlit yellow dust under the blazing blue sky, and surrounded by this circle of crouching and gesticulating monstrosities,—some almost human save in their subtle expression and gestures, some like cripples, some so strangely distorted as to resemble nothing but the denizens of our wildest dreams; and, beyond, the reedy lines of a canebrake in one direction, a dense tangle of palm-trees on…†   (source)
  • It was, rather, that all these effects could be traced to the influence of one masterful nature among those present, to the "personality" among them, to Mynheer Peeperkorn, who held the reins in his grandly gesticulating hands and bound them all to the spell of the hour with the drama of his countenance, with pale eyes gazing out from under the monumental creases of his brow, with words and compelling pantomime.†   (source)
  • The frantic gesticulations they surprised now and then, the headlong pace after nightfall that swept him upon them round quiet corners, the inhuman bludgeoning of all tentative advances of curiosity, the taste for twilight that led to the closing of doors, the pulling down of blinds, the extinction of candles and lamps—who could agree with such goings on?†   (source)
  • Hans Castorp was trapped between them; turning his head back and forth, he would agree first with one, then with the other, or he would come to a stop, bending his body backward and gesticulating with a hand inside its fur-lined goatskin glove, and offer some opinion of his own—some highly unsatisfactory comment, of course; meanwhile Ferge and Wehsal circled the three of them, now walking in front, now behind, now forming a single row, until oncoming traffic broke the group up again.†   (source)
  • They realized that it was Lodovico Settembrini at the side of a stranger, but it appeared that he did not recognize them or at least did not want to encounter them, because he quickly turned his head away and dived back into the conversation with his companion, gesticulating and at the same time trying to move quickly on ahead of them.†   (source)
  • …walk and the discussion; and, whether, like Naphta and Settembrini, they participated more actively or merely followed the conversation and broke in with only brief remarks, they were all so avidly involved that they often forgot where they were and stopped to form a deeply engrossed, gesticulating group, all speaking at once and blocking the walkway, unconcerned about strangers who had to detour around them or stopped to lend an ear, listening in astonishment to such extravagant talk.†   (source)
  • 'I don't care who it is!' cried my aunt, still shaking her head and gesticulating anything but welcome from the bow-window.†   (source)
  • Presently two countrymen passed by, but pausing near the cottage, they entered into conversation, using violent gesticulations; but I did not understand what they said, as they spoke the language of the country, which differed from that of my protectors.†   (source)
  • We hadn't gone two cable lengths when a hundred savages, howling and gesticulating, entered the water up to their waists.†   (source)
  • I arose and argued about trifles, in a high key and with violent gesticulations; but the noise steadily increased.†   (source)
  • After a suitable number of flourishes and gesticulations that promised much more than he could perform, the Raven let the tomahawk quit his hand.†   (source)
  • 'What do I know!' cried the jailer, turning upon him with southern quickness, and gesticulating with both his hands and all his fingers, as if he were threatening to tear him to pieces.†   (source)
  • He was mowing, and mumbling, and gesticulating, and drawing mystical figures in the air and on the floor,—the regular thing, you know.†   (source)
  • "Oh, Beth, he's sent you…." began Amy, gesticulating with unseemly energy, but she got no further, for Jo quenched her by slamming down the window.†   (source)
  • The flower-beds of Saint-Cloud perfumed the air; the breath of the Seine rustled the leaves vaguely; the branches gesticulated in the wind, bees pillaged the jasmines; a whole bohemia of butterflies swooped down upon the yarrow, the clover, and the sterile oats; in the august park of the King of France there was a pack of vagabonds, the birds.†   (source)
  • So saying, he pointed to the little goat, who, on seeing Charmolue gesticulating, had, in point of fact, thought it appropriate to do the same, and had seated himself on his haunches, reproducing to the best of his ability, with his forepaws and his bearded head the pathetic pantomine of the king's procurator in the ecclesiastical court.†   (source)
  • The soldiers were ascending the hill breathing heavily, and despite the general's presence were talking loudly and gesticulating.†   (source)
  • It was the effect, unquestionably, of the mystic gesticulations by which he had sought to bring bodily before Phoebe's perception the figure of the mesmerizing carpenter.†   (source)
  • Gesticulations were observed, but the sea was too wild and menacing to admit of the ordinary expedients of war.†   (source)
  • Vassily Ivanovitch gesticulated at his wife with both hands; she bit her lips so as not to cry, and went away.†   (source)
  • "Non, non, non, mon cher ami," returned the Frenchman in a suppressed voice, but speaking rapidly, and gesticulating with his right hand, as if for mercy, while with his left he concealed his eyes.†   (source)
  • He complained vehemently about being imprisoned in defiance of his civil rights, asked by virtue of which law he was hereby detained, invoked writs of habeas corpus, threatened to press charges against anyone holding him in illegal custody, ranted, gesticulated, shouted, and finally conveyed by an expressive gesture that we were dying of hunger.†   (source)
  • He was almost running about the room, moving his fat little legs quicker and quicker, looking at the ground, with his right hand behind his back, while with his left making gesticulations that were extraordinarily incongruous with his words.†   (source)
  • By this time the savages had wrought themselves up to the point of fury, for they had possessed themselves of all the liquor of the English; and their outcries and gesticulations were those of men truly possessed by evil spirits.†   (source)
  • They were all in a row gesticulating, and anger, vengeance, jealousy, terror, and stupefaction breathed forth at once from their half-opened mouths.†   (source)
  • He did not once look at her, as he rambled on in this way; but gesticulated at, and appealed to, the empty air.†   (source)
  • She leaped up from her chair, and flinging her clasp on the ground, she gesticulated rapidly with her hands and said: "Why bring Levin in too?†   (source)
  • Among the passers-by who had joined the rabble led by Enjolras, Combeferre, and Courfeyrac, there had been a person wearing the jacket of a street porter, which was very threadbare on the shoulders, who gesticulated and vociferated, and who had the look of a drunken savage.†   (source)
  • He was very like his son in face, only his brow was lower and narrower, and his mouth rather wider, and he was for ever restless, shrugging up his shoulder as though his coat cut him under the armpits, blinking, clearing his throat, and gesticulating with his fingers, while his son was distinguished by a kind of nonchalant immobility.†   (source)
  • From every street and every corner drove carriages filled with clowns, harlequins, dominoes, mummers, pantomimists, Transteverins, knights, and peasants, screaming, fighting, gesticulating, throwing eggs filled with flour, confetti, nosegays, attacking, with their sarcasms and their missiles, friends and foes, companions and strangers, indiscriminately, and no one took offence, or did anything but laugh.†   (source)
  • Seen in the brook once more was the shadowy wrath of Pearl's image, crowned and girdled with flowers, but stamping its foot, wildly gesticulating, and, in the midst of all, still pointing its small forefinger at Hester's bosom.†   (source)
  • 'The struggle is over!' said Mr. Micawber violently gesticulating with his pocket-handkerchief, and fairly striking out from time to time with both arms, as if he were swimming under superhuman difficulties.†   (source)
  • But Pearl, not a whit startled at her mother's threats any more than mollified by her entreaties, now suddenly burst into a fit of passion, gesticulating violently, and throwing her small figure into the most extravagant contortions.†   (source)
  • Over the hurdle in the garden, Dmitri, mounted on something, was leaning forward, gesticulating violently, beckoning to him, obviously afraid to utter a word for fear of being overheard.†   (source)
  • Beside him sat Uvarov, who with rapid gesticulations was giving him some information, speaking in low tones as they all did.†   (source)
  • But Professor Liedenbrock had hastily surveyed all three; he was panting, running from one to the other, gesticulating, and uttering incoherent expressions.†   (source)
  • Only at the end of it, in front of the almshouse and the lunatic asylum, could be seen some people in white and others like them walking singly across the field shouting and gesticulating.†   (source)
  • I fancied him running under the noble trees which line the road to Altona, gesticulating, making shots with his cane, thrashing the long grass, cutting the heads off the thistles, and disturbing the contemplative storks in their peaceful solitude.†   (source)
  • "Why this," began Pierre, not sitting down but pacing the room, sometimes stopping short, gesticulating, and lisping: "the position in Petersburg is this: the Emperor does not look into anything.†   (source)
  • He frowned before his looking glass, gesticulated, shrugged his shoulders, and finally, without saying a word to anyone, took his cap and left the house by the back door, trying to avoid notice.†   (source)
  • Prince Andrew, greatly changed and plainly in better health, but with a fresh horizontal wrinkle between his brows, stood in civilian dress facing his father and Prince Meshcherski, warmly disputing and vigorously gesticulating.†   (source)
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