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Synonyms for beckon

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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On one level, Narnia Beckons is a collection of articles bringing together essays on Lewis, his writings (with a special focus on Narnia), and his impact on the 20th century and our culture.
A place in the last 16 beckons for a club who have not played in Europe after Christmas since 1993.
Therefore, it beckons more respect both for Christians who differ (even Baptists who differ) and for the right of Christian groups to make their own choices.
Inside, the big library volume beckons from a wide balcony that opens over the reception area.
If text beckons as in the discredited (at least in the 1990s) New Criticism, Platonizing realities exist only within more authorized cultural frames of the new critical paradigms (and recent film criticism), the terrible problems of young faculty, and political distortions, among so many other agonizing experiences for the reader in this decade.
Omek, the Omek logo, Omek Beckon, Beckon, and "The Future Beckons" are trademarks or registered trademarks of Omek Interactive, Ltd.
Thus taxing that which creates, beckons, asks/The spirit on; for only that would live.
His condition has bolstered his confidence as free agency beckons.
It beckons the innocent librarian with silken strands of a tempting nature.
What is positively experienced here is a transitional zone where language in its human mode rhythmically returns to the animal fold from which it came, at the same time as its sound mode translates into a visual mode akin to gesture (which beckons to speech, heralding its possibility, in the human as in the animal).
A week later Marshall will present the world" premiere of The Descent Beckons (October 8 and 9), a meditation on death, transformation, and resurrection.
Beyond, the magnificent view beckons through the curving glass wall straight ahead.
She sees the Renaissance prologue moving through a questioning of its own validity as a textual entity, until, in the seventeenth century, it loses its narrative function and ceases being the hybrid "seuil" which engages the reader in a "sampling" or "echantillon" of the narratives towards which it beckons.