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beckon
used in The Glass Castle

2 uses
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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
  • He beckoned to me to follow him into the kitchen.
    p. 219.7
beckoned = called (to follow by using a hand gesture or a nod)
  • "Situation under control," Dad said and beckoned us over.
    p. 108.7
beckoned = called (to come nearer by using a hand gesture or a nod)
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