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waggle

To move an airplane's wings up and down while in flight, usually for giving a signal. It is done by making short oscillations about the longitudinal axis.
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Sid's sweeping shoulder-moves, waggling fingers and sudden karate chops have an audible and instant effect on the arrangements, the players reacting sharply to their leader's spontaneous conduction.
In some shops you can see the body waggling between the first and second framing station," says Luc Vandenberghe, VCG's body shop manager, "But here it's not possible and that is a huge quality advantage for this concept.
The lamb was rejected by its mother when she caught sight of his huge waggling ears, which jut out horizontally from his head.
Vic may rub his hands lasciviously up and down his thighs, instead of waggling his glasses, but there's no mistaking the similarities.
We are talking about a female who has made an art form out of waggling her all but naked breasts around in front of a TV camera and who takes an obvious delight in sticking her backside into the face of millions on a weekly basis.
Make sure that during your ride you frequently change positions, including sitting up for short periods of time and waggling your head to loosen the neck muscles.
The priest has sung and chewed the words as if they were poems, which they are and I heard them as the first time, my mind circling and waggling, remembering the days many ago when I was a child standing in a with the Mass washing over me like a sea of sound.
They can build up next Saturday's final but they can't hide the fact the standard of routines ranges from adequate all the way to moderate and that Tumble has tried to get away with Peter Duncan waggling a ribbon as acceptable prime-time TV.
But in practice, there's a lot of RSIrisking wrist waggling as you fend off rushing crowds of "bogies" (as the American script calls bad guys).
The 70 minutes running time encompasses numerous short scenes, solos, duets, ensembles, all performed with frightening energy and quirky choreography from Bruce which sometimes includes wiggling toes and waggling fingers.
If Tim Shaw really was concerned about the size of his weiner, then he wouldn't be waggling it about on the title credits of a male-makeover show every week, would he?
No, what I'm actually thinking is that I could charge people pounds 140 a day like Elisis does just by waggling my hands