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beckon
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The Age of Innocence
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  • She rose from Madame Olenska’s side, and immediately Mrs. van der Luyden beckoned the latter to a seat on the gilt sofa where she throned.
  • And now he and his wife were pacing slowly down the nave, carried forward on the light Mendelssohn ripples, the spring day beckoning to them through widely opened doors, and Mrs. Welland’s chestnuts, with big white favours on their frontlets, curvetting and showing off at the far end of the canvas tunnel.

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

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