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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INVOKED

He invoked the spirit of his mother; he brought together an assembly of elves and goblins.

He invoked the aid even of those Ainos who dwelt in the land of the Japanese.

And he invoked the whole Pantheon to witness his self-denunciation.

I was clutched by the icy hand of the awful phantom he had invoked.

The Western spirit must be invoked for new and nobler achievements.

Again he struck his priestlike attitude and invoked me to follow.

These people were the "North County folks," on whom the overseer had invoked a hanging.

The explanation was as strange as the things that he invoked it to explain.

Had I been one of the angels I invoked, it could not have been more adoring.

In great fright Hughes invoked the Spirit, and asked why he troubled the house.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., from Middle French envoquer (12c.), from Latin invocare "call upon, implore," from in- "upon" (see in- (2)) + vocare "to call," related to vox (genitive vocis) "voice" (see voice (n.)). Related: Invoked; invoking.

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