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beckon
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Great Expectations
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  • Miss Havisham beckoned her to come close, and took up a jewel from the table, and tried its effect upon her fair young bosom and against her pretty brown hair.
  • Instead of going straight to the gate, too, she stepped back into the passage, and beckoned me.
  • The strange gentleman beckoned him out of his place, and Joe went.
  • The governor stepped aside, and beckoned the officer away.

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  • I should be studying, but television beckons me.
  • The police officer beckoned me to come over.

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