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beckon

verb uk   us   /ˈbek.ən/
[I or T] to move your hand or head in a way that tells someone to come nearer: The customs official beckoned the woman to his counter. "Hey you!" she called, beckoning me over with her finger. He beckoned to me, as if he wanted to speak to me. [I] If something beckons, it attracts people: For many young people, the bright lights of the city beckon, though a lot of them end up sleeping on the streets. [I] If an event or achievement beckons, it is likely to happen: She's an excellent student, for whom a wonderful future beckons.
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