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1‘he performed a brief mime of someone fencing’
dumb show, pantomime, mummery
1‘she mimed picking up a phone’
act out, pantomime, use gestures to indicate, gesture, simulate, represent, indicate by dumb show, indicate by sign language
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.