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beckon
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Anna Karenina
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  • "I’ll tell you," said the doctor, beckoning over Sludin’s head to his coachman to bring the carriage round.
  • A moment later he peeped out thence and beckoned to Levin.
  • Stepan Arkadyevitch was smiling and beckoning to his brother-in-law.
  • The counting house clerk was just going to jump down, but on second thoughts he shouted peremptorily to the peasants instead, and beckoned to them to come up.
  • Seeing a lady approaching with a collecting box, he beckoned her up and put in a five-rouble note.
  • She beckoned to Koznishev.
  • The act was over when he went in, and so he did not go straight to his brother’s box, but going up to the first row of stalls stopped at the footlights with Serpuhovskoy, who, standing with one knee raised and his heel on the footlights, caught sight of him in the distance and beckoned to him, smiling.

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

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