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beckon
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Girl Interrupted
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  • After a while he beckoned me over with one of his long arms.
  • Thursday he beckoned me over to his desk, where he sat, smoking.
  • But it means something particular to me: the tunnels, the security screens, the plastic forks, the shimmering, ever-shifting borderline that like all boundaries beckons and asks to be crossed.
  • Their quavery yellow light, their long yellow-tiled walls and barrel-vaulted ceilings, their forks and twists and roads not taken, whose yellow openings beckoned like shiny open mouths.

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

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