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gesticulate

verb [I] uk   /dʒesˈtɪk.jʊ.leɪt/ formal us  
to make movements with your hands or arms, to express something or to emphasize what you are saying: There was a man outside the window gesticulating wildly.
gesticulation
noun [C or U] uk   /dʒesˌtɪk.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/ us  
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