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beckon
used in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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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
  • Everyone was uneasy at being beckoned into the unknown.
    p. 166.9
  • But his character beckoned and elicited admiration.
    p. 220.1
  • The doorbell chimed, and he beckoned me up the steps.
    p. 248.4

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