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Synonyms for gesture

Synonyms for gesture

an expressive, meaningful bodily movement

something that takes the place of words in communicating a thought or feeling

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

Synonyms for gesture

motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling

something done as an indication of intention

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Nobody needed to, and then he walked in: thumbs-down. It's alright, because we've essentially gutted it anyway," Trump said of the US healthcare program that provides medical services to the poor and needy.
Emjoyment, which will soon be complemented by a smartphone app, shortlists the most suitable jobs using an algorithm considering the job hunter's requirements, location and CV and as one gives the jobs a thumbs-up or thumbs-down, the system learns to narrow its searches to better matches.
Torrential rain during the day resulted in an afternoon pitch inspection and, with water lying on the surface, the referee gave a thumbs-down verdict.
KINGS Heath locals have given potential plans for three new bars to open on the busy High Street a big thumbs-down.
It's already been nominated for several Oscars, so it would be a surprise if it got a big thumbs-down here.
Summary: BEIRUT: Labor Minister Butros Harb's controversial proposal to ban property sales between members of different religious communities got support Friday from locals in the Bekaa and a thumbs-down from a former justice minister.
So this chiller is the final thumbs-down to any remote chance I might be tempted to give the snow sport a go.
IT'S BEEN 33 YEARS since anyone's gotten a referendum on the ballot in Utah, but the Utah Education Association (UEA) knew voters deserved the chance to give the thumbs-down to a plan widening the private school voucher program, With limited time to gather roughly 91,000 signatures for a petition, UEA, working as part of a coalition known as Utahns for Public Schools, secured more than 124,000 signatures.
ROBBIE STOCKDALE has given the thumbs-down to the idea of draws being abolished in the Football League with games finishing level being decided by a penalty shoot-out.
But the fish and chips variety got a thumbs-down from our testers.
In conversation, Olitski has reduced Greenberg to a thumbs-up, thumbs-down critic, with no acknowledgment of the sharp mind and outlook that informed such seemingly precipitous judgments.
Although pet passports mean it is now easy for visitors to bring their furry friends with them, most Germans, French and Italians still give Britain the thumbs-down.
(Then again, I sort of liked Swept Away.) That's certainly not the popular view, since most critics gave the loopy, episodic adaptation of Tom Robbins's novel about a compulsive hitchhiker with big thumbs a humongous thumbs-down. But Urea Thurman is fun as the hiking queen (I told you she was always game) and the lesbian-feminist-laden ranch in Oregon has to be seen to be disbelieved.
A reader has taken me to task for giving the thumbs-down last week to I'm a Celebrity winner Kerry McFadden.
Will the gentry suddenly give the thumbs-down to starter mansions and McChateaux?