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Synonyms for beckon

signal with the hands or nod

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appear inviting

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summon with a wave, nod, or some other gesture

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Jailing Bailey, Recorder Keith Raynor told him: "You beckoned her to your car outside a night club at about five in the morning.
The defendant trespassed across the track and beckoned the deceased to join him.
Pfeiffer first garnered recognition for his uncanny digital manipulations of found footage, often displayed on tiny monitors that beckoned viewers into physical intimacy with the works.
Yet even when the end of his prison sentence and freedom beckoned, more tragedy awaited him and his family.
That was just weeks before she dumped him as Hollywood stardom beckoned.
Bishop Scarfe beckoned her congregation to join in the laying on of hands.
It offered Mercedes-like performance at high speeds--at 80 mph on a curve, the car held the road with complete authority and beckoned for more speed.
Pelicans flew inches above the rolling waves below and beckoned me to leave the sedentary pause and deep thinking.
Actor Kostas Smoriginas (the star of the Lithuanian National Theater), dressed in typical shtetl attire, beckoned us in Russian, Yiddish, and English.
Technological dreams of a cheap plastic material that can store an optical pattern yet allow rerecording with another image have for years beckoned like a siren.
tire industry beckoned and the firm answered with Struktol Co.
From cosmopolitan Lisbon to the Moorish town of Malaga, Portugal and Spain have long beckoned travelers with their striking landscapes and elegant architecture.