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nonverbal, usually unconscious, communication through the use of postures, gestures, facial expressions, and the like.
Contemporary Examples

What McCain Was Really Saying News Shrink October 7, 2008

the nonverbal imparting of information by means of conscious or subconscious bodily gestures, posture, etc


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