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Verb: beckon  be-kun
  1. Signal with the hands or nod
    "She beckoned to her friends";
    - wave
  2. Appear inviting
    "The shop window decorations beckoned"
  3. Summon with a wave, nod, or some other gesture

Derived forms: beckons, beckoning, beckoned

Type of: appeal, attract, gesticulate, gesture, motion, summon