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beckon
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  • At the first landing she stopped and beckoned us forward encouragingly towards the open door of the dead-room.
  • My aunt went in and the old woman, seeing that I hesitated to enter, began to beckon to me again repeatedly with her hand.

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

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