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beckon
used in The Grapes of Wrath

3 uses
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Definition
to summon (call to join) with a gesture

or:

to be desirable and inviting
  • Ma beckoned Pa into the cover of the tarpaulin and spoke softly to him.
    Chapter 18 (57% in)
  • Tom moved off from the tent and beckoned her to follow, and when he turned, she looked up at him.
    Chapter 22 (16% in)
  • Ruthie put her finger to her lips and beckoned with her other hand.
    Chapter 22 (35% in)

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