finger-spell


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Verb1.finger-spell - communicate by means of specific gestures, as an alternative to sign language; "The Deaf often fingerspell"
communicate, intercommunicate - transmit thoughts or feelings; "He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"
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In Sultan's novel, the two fall in love as Fagan learns to finger-spell into Keller's open palm and shares her passion for politics.
But I had lost the ability to finger-spell and sign.