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used in The Fellowship of the Ring

5 uses
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to call — typically to ask or tell someone to come nearer by using a hand gesture or a nod of the head
  • With that he picked up his lilies, and then with a beckoning wave of his hand went hopping and dancing along the path eastward, still singing loudly and nonsensically.
    1.6 — Book 1 Chapter 6 — The Old Forest (88% in)
  • There on the hill-brow she stood beckoning to them: her hair was flying loose, and as it caught the sun it shone and shimmered.
    1.8 — Book 1 Chapter 8 — Fog on the Barrow-Downs (4% in)
  • Soon Strider beckoned to them, and the hobbits left the bushes and hurried down to the Road.
    1.12 — Book 1 Chapter 12 — Flight to the Ford (70% in)
  • Then, turning to Frodo, he beckoned to him.
    2.1 — Book 2 Chapter 1 — Many Meetings (64% in)
  • She spoke no word, but beckoned to them.
    2.7 — Book 2 Chapter 7 — The Mirror of Galadriel (59% in)

There are no more uses of "beckon" in The Fellowship of the Ring.

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