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beckon
used in Anne Of Green Gables

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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
  • The next afternoon Anne, bending over her patchwork at the kitchen window, happened to glance out and beheld Diana down by the Dryad's Bubble beckoning mysteriously.
    Chapter 17 — A New Interest in Life (2% in)
beckoning = calling (to come by using a hand gesture or a nod)
  • Anne sighed and, dragging her eyes from the witcheries of the spring world, the beckoning day of breeze and blue, and the green things upspringing in the garden, buried herself resolutely in her book.
    Chapter 31 — Where the Brook and River Meet (98% in)
beckoning = calling (figuratively, by being desirable)
There are no more uses of "beckon" in Anne Of Green Gables.

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