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gestic

[ jes-tik ]
/ ˈdʒɛs tɪk /
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adjective
pertaining to bodily motions, especially in dancing.
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Also ges·ti·cal .

Origin of gestic

1755–65; obsolete gest deportment (<Middle French geste<Latin gestus movement of the limbs, performance, equivalent to ges-, variant stem of gerere (see gest) + -tus suffix of v. action) + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM gestic

non·ges·tic, adjectivenon·ges·ti·cal, adjective
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