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Meaning of beckon

beck•on

Pronunciation: (bek'un), [key]
— v.t., v.i.
  1. to signal, summon, or direct by a gesture of the head or hand.
  2. to lure; entice.
—n.
  1. a nod, gesture, etc., that signals, directs, summons, indicates agreement, or the like.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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