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English definition of “gesticulate”

gesticulate

verb [I]     /dʒesˈtɪk.jʊ.leɪt/ formal
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.Gestures with the hands or arms gesticulation     /dʒesˌtɪk.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/ noun [C or U]
(Definition of gesticulate verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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