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gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
disapprobation - disapproval; condemnation
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
mountebank - charlatan; boastful pretender
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.