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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Signal with the hands or nod; Summon with a wave, nod, or some other gesture; Appear inviting.

Usage examples (37)
  • Opportunity is often difficult to recognize; we usually expect it to beckon us with beepers and billboards.
  • The Tibetan scarves that dance and beckon from the tables of street vendors are orange.
  • Special rewards and titles beckon for victorious guilds.
  • But regardless of that fact, these are the PS3 exclusives whose siren calls beckon me to my doom: for more
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