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adjective as in come-hither

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I found it beckoning, almost like a mirage, in the form of the Vino Volo wine bar.

Before she had time to think of a retort, Linda saw Tania beckoning her.

He was the P.T. Barnum of the cyber-circus, perpetually barking and beckoning his customers into the freak show.

Fame used to be an exceptional circumstance in American life, now it is more like a permanent beckoning condition.

If God put a "will" on Adam's back, and the will followed the beckoning finger of Eve, whose fault was that?

Not until it was repeated more loudly, and imperatively, did he turn to see Fortunio beckoning him.

When the man had finished, Clip said something in a sharp tone and started down the slope, beckoning Matt to follow.

Isabel's theory of life—for women of her make—had not altered a whit, but the beckoning finger had lost its vigor.

Just before reaching the river we heard shouts behind us, and saw a man beckoning and running after us.


On this page you'll find 147 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to beckoning, such as: alluring, beautiful, charming, engaging, enticing, and fair.

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