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  ( beckons    3rd person present)   ( beckoning    present participle)   ( beckoned    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you beckonto someone, you signal to them to come to you.  
He beckoned to the waiter...      V to n  
I beckoned her over...      V n adv/prep  
Hughes beckoned him to sit down on a sofa.      V n to-inf, Also V  
2       verb   If something beckons, it is so attractive to someone that they feel they must become involved in it.  
All the attractions of the peninsula beckon...      V  
The bright lights of Hollywood beckon many.      V n, Also V to n  
3       verb   If something beckonsfor someone, it is very likely to happen to them.  
The big time beckons for him...      V for n  
Old age beckons.      V  
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beck, beacon, becoming, become

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a person passionate about astronomy
a person born on February 29
syn.: leaper
a person addicted to downloading apps
a person who hunts wild animals
a person with more power or authority than others
Eg.: Your father is one of the dominant man in his section because he is boss.
a person you can go to for help, advice or information
Cybertort is a willful act done by a person on internet that may cause legal injuries to virtual identity or virtual property of a person in cyberspace
[Leg.];[Tech.] cyber defamation is Cybertort
1. a person who greatly dislikes a specified person or thing 2. [informal] a negative, critical, heinous person and more specifically the one who posts hate-filled comments online
Ex: He was described as a misogynist, homophobic, woman hater / That website has become a particularly vitriolic breeding ground for the haters
to look for or expose information about a person's past, usually bad, and to therefore bring that person down or put them in a bad light
used to describe a person. i.e this is the qua am telling you about or he is a fantastic qua
the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
a person who does not care too much about the others, a little rude, assertive
a person who deliberately misleads someone on social media as to their identity
a person who prefers to interact with his/her Google glasses rather than communicating with people in real life
a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
neologism ... created on some blog
The practice of restricting the amount of food a person eats (self-imposed starvation seen with anorexia nervosa) in order to consume greater amounts of alcohol or of purging (as seen with bulimia nervosa) to try to reduce caloric intake to offset the calories consumed in alcohol.
[Med.] "Drunkorexic" behaviors most often stem from the fear of weight gain from alcohol.
a person who is always thinking of what other people want and is anxious not to disturb them
I want to be a considerate person who always help friends when they are in trouble.
a person who thinks about being an entrepreneur or starting a business but never gets started.
verification conducted by police to find out if a person has a criminal record or not.
Usually requested by an individual for new employment, citizenship applications, name changes, etc.
a person, generally a man, dedicated to improving his skills in attracting and seducing the other sex
Other spelling : Pickup artist The use of "pick up" in this context comes from American slang and means becoming acquainted with, esp. with a view to having sexual relations
when a person kills someone then takes their own life it is referred to as a murder suicide
term used to reffer to a person that thinks the end of the world is near
Digital estate Planning is the process having uniform rules of envisaging and arranging for the clearance of digital assets during a person physical life under virtual identity.
[Leg.];[Tech.] arranging for the clearance of digital assets
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