Antonyms for invoking

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They led him back where the other prisoner, with chattering teeth, was invoking the saints.

Invoking Beelzebub for such a purpose has never been a success.

They were invoking Heaven in hymns of lamentation, in which all of them joined with tears.

This is their dismissal at night, invoking the blessing of their God.

She was asked what form of prayer she used in invoking counsel from on high.

Judge Boompointer talked of invoking the aid of the despised law.

The celebrant of the rite sings, invoking the spirit of the deceased.

In desperation I even thought of invoking the power of mental suggestion on them.

I know that I am invoking on my head all the weight of your anger, and that anger will be terrible!

The latter fortifies his statements by invoking the gods as witnesses.