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beckon
used in Brave New World

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Definition
to call — typically to ask or tell someone to come nearer by using a hand gesture or a nod of the head
  • Beckoning to a fair-haired, ruddy young man who happened to be passing at the moment.
    p. 8.7
beckoning = calling (to come nearer by using a hand gesture or a nod)
  • But at this moment their guide came back and, beckoning them to follow, led the way down the narrow street between the houses.
    p. 112.3
beckoning = calling (to follow by using a hand gesture or a nod)
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