gesticulate

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to make bodily motions so as to convey an idea or complement speech

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Nevertheless, Jason's section is generally well translated throughout, indubitably due to the modal proximity between this discourse and the frequently emphatic and assertive modes of Serbo-Croatian communication: the section is fluid, energetic, and helpfully gesticulative in translation.
2) Yet, the gesticulative code of the "speaking" dog mixes human and canine.
49) The eloquent impulse of opera serves as mirror, then, for the melodramatic, gesticulative qualities of James's prose.
What this passage indicates is that the subject of elocution--the orator who represents the "happy coincidence of vocal, enunciative and gesticulative expression" (Trident of Albion 5)--also embodies a kind of communicative integrity evident in the faithful evocation of affect, intention and meaning.
In the midst of his wildly gesticulative critique of the olive oil display, I could feel his eyes burning a hole into my novice cheese-wrapping hands.