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See definition of invoking on Dictionary.com
  • verbcall upon
  • verbput into effect

synonyms for invoking

  • appeal to
  • conjure
  • adjure
  • beg
  • beseech
  • crave
  • entreat
  • implore
  • importune
  • petition
  • plead
  • pray
  • request
  • solicit
  • summon
  • supplicate
  • call forth
  • send for
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antonyms for invoking

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  • answer
  • give
  • reply
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How to use invoking in a sentence

These saints hear the mother praying for her children, the wife invoking aid for her sick or absent husband.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
Therefore let us have recourse to Mary, and invoking her aid bravely resist all temptations.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
And a full hour later he was sitting by his bedside, his chin supported on his hands, and still invoking posterity.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
Once he thought he caught her cry, despite the yells of the flying Moslems, who were invoking all the jinns to give them speed.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
While each was giving some wild opinion or another, a faint voice issued from the bowels of the earth, invoking aid.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
Judge Boompointer talked of invoking the aid of the despised law.
STORIES IN LIGHT AND SHADOWBRET HARTE
Tidiness is not a housekeeper's superstition; it is a mechanical device for invoking the spirit of restfulness.
THE LIBRARY OF WORK AND PLAY: HOUSEKEEPINGELIZABETH HALE GILMAN
Nor had she any objection to her butler invoking a nightly malediction on the Pope over his tumbler of whisky-and-water.
HYACINTHGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
The Zui of New Mexico employed four of its feathers to represent the four winds when invoking the rain-god.
THE MYTHS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANSLEWIS SPENCE
The pains would be great indeed, and those who infer fraud little think what prodigies they are invoking.
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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