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demonstrative

[dimon′strətiv]
pertaining to a concept or an action that accompanies and illustrates speech, such as indication of the size of an object with the hands. See also circum-speech.
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When Juncker first met him five weeks ago, he demonstratively grabbed the 40-year-old Tsipras by the hand and led him off for what EU officials said was effectively a tutorial on EU affairs.
ally needy and demonstratively loving to the point of suffocation, like an overclingy boyfriend, and they have an unfortunate tendency to overproduce saliva on sight of you (ditto), cats are far more selective with their affections.
In the 21st century, a leader of the opposition is being demonstratively shot just outside the walls of the Kremlin
While Slade stood at the front as per normal, clapping his hands of encouragement every so often, it was Trollope who was demonstratively barking out the orders to the team.
Well, right now, this is neither meaningful nor quality data," I concluded, demonstratively folding the packet in half then sliding it pointedly back across the table to the administrator of informatics.
But he doesn't present demonstratively the way other people do.
Sortalism about demonstrative reference" is the view that the capacity to refer to things demonstratively rests on the capacity to classify them according to their kinds.
They are impudently rejecting the calls of not only our country but of all the world's society when they demonstratively mock the decisions taken in Geneva", he said.
He quotes a Western diplomat (without disclosing his name) as saying that "Bulgaria demonstratively showed the [middle] finger to the EU" by opting to go on with the amendments.
The first rooms of "one lump or two," while holding some lambent gems--for example, the totemic Shield, 1997-98, and demonstratively self-critical Good Grief, 1998--felt afterward like passing time.
The Israeli diplomats were instructed by Netanyahu to leave the hall demonstratively when the Iranian started to speak.
provocative manner and demonstratively recorded the frontier guards.