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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
(說話時)做手勢,用手勢表達,用動作(或姿態)示意
There was a man outside the window gesticulating wildly.
有個人在窗外拼命做手勢。
Gestures with the hands or arms
gesticulation
 
 
/dʒesˌtɪk.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/ noun [C or U]
(Definition of gesticulate from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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