beckon

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Synonyms for beckon

Synonyms for beckon

signal with the hands or nod

Synonyms

appear inviting

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summon with a wave, nod, or some other gesture

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References in classic literature ?
While she was walking in this way down Swandam Lane, she suddenly heard an ejaculation or cry, and was struck cold to see her husband looking down at her and, as it seemed to her, beckoning to her from a second-floor window.
Pickwick retired a few paces apart from the bystanders; and beckoning his friend to approach, fixed a searching look upon him, and uttering in a low, but distinct and emphatic tone, these remarkable words,--
Stepan Arkadyevitch was smiling and beckoning to his brother-in-law.
Suddenly he stood still and saw a man standing on the other side of the street, beckoning to him.
Through the Better Beckons campaign, we wanted to visually capture Beringer's belief that a better tomorrow is always beckoning, and a spirit of American optimism that can and will lead us there.
A ROBBER snatched two gold chains from a woman's neck in a 'nasty and horrible attack' after beckoning her over to his van.
The sculpture depicts a cat (traditionally a Japanese Bobtail) beckoning with an upright paw, and is usually displayed in shops, restaurants and other businesses.
Maneki Neko: The Tale of the Beckoning Cat is a children's picturebook of the story behind the iconic "beckoning cat" statues of Japan.
First published in 1950, The Beckoning Door is a reprint of Mabel Seeley's classic mystery.
When they ignored him he carried on following them and beckoning at midday on January 12 in Great Sutton, near Ellesmere Port.
I saw quality initiatives--so many quality initiatives--with such names as Quality First, the Nursing Home Quality Initiative, Advancing Excellence in America's Nursing Homes, all beckoning alluringly, even while the state survey process whirlpool grew ever larger.
VALENCIA - ``This is incredible; it's like Santa Claus finally read my letter,'' College of the Canyons music chair Bernardo Feldman said, beckoning a visitor into the choir room of the new Music/Dance building on campus.
Well, Daniel, this is a major maturing year, with a serious educational choice beckoning.
Whether mesmerizing with razor-sharp pirouettes, beckoning with filigreed fingers, or executing footwork that ventured into the complex territory of a Bach fugue, Baras is charting new terrain.