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beckon
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The Idiot
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  • Ptitsin here looked in and beckoned to Gania, who hastily left the room, in spite of the fact that he had evidently wished to say something more and had only made the remark about the room to gain time.
  • At this moment, Lizabetha Prokofievna rose swiftly from her seat, beckoned her companions, and left the place almost at a run.
  • She beckoned him, but placed her finger on her lip as though to warn him that he must follow her very quietly.
  • Rogojin and the prince each approached the house on his respective side of the road; Rogojin, who was on the near side, beckoned the prince across.
  • Arrived in a large salon, next to the study, he went to the window and cautiously beckoned the prince up to him.
  • Again she gazed at him with tears sparkling on her long lashes, and beckoned him after her; and again he awoke, as before, with the picture of her face haunting him.

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

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