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gesticulate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gesticulate  \Ges*tic"u*late\,  v.  t. 
  To  represent  by  gesture;  to  act  [R.]  --B.  Jonson 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gesticulate  \Ges*tic"u*late\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Gesticulated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Gesticulating}.]  [L. 
  gesticulatus  p.  p.  of  gesticulari  to  gesticulate,  fr 
  gesticulus  a  mimic  gesture,  gesticulation,  dim.  of  gestus 
  gesture,  fr  gerere  gestum,  to  bear,  carry,  peform.  See 
  {Gestic}.] 
  To  make  gestures  or  motions,  as  in  speaking;  to  use  postures. 
  --Sir  T.  Herbert. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gesticulate 
  v  :  show  express  or  direct  through  movement;  "He  gestured  his 
  desire  to  leave"  [syn:  {gesture},  {motion}] 




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