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gestic

or gestical

[jes-tik] /ˈdʒɛs tɪk/
adjective
1.
pertaining to bodily motions, especially in dancing.
Origin of gestic
1755-1765
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
Related forms
nongestic, adjective
nongestical, adjective
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