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beckon
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Harry Potter (#3) and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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  • "Now, then," said Professor Lupin, beckoning the class toward the end of the room, where there was nothing but an old wardrobe where the teachers kept their spare robes.
  • Harry, Ron, and Hermione turned and saw the gigantic outline of Hagrid at the other end of the platform, beckoning the terrified-looking new students forward for their traditional journey across the lake.
  • He tried to speak several times, made an odd gulping noise, then shook his head hopelessly and beckoned them to follow him.
  • ’Bye," Harry said miserably to Stan and Ern as Tom beckoned Fudge toward the passage that led from the bar.

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

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