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  • She beckoned to him longingly, with a husky laugh.
  • Colonel Cathcart was seized with such fright that he almost beckoned to Colonel Korn.
  • The girl smiled with contentment when she opened her eyes and saw him, and then, stretching her long legs languorously beneath the rustling sheets, beckoned him into bed beside her with that look of simpering idiocy of a woman in heat.
  • Yossarian drew near each beckoning, overly cautious silhouette with his hand on his gun, never knowing which hissing shadow would finally turn dishonestly into Nately’s whore or, worse, into some duly constituted governmental authority sent to club him ruthlessly into insensibility.

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

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