Unsurprisingly, Gloria Steinem got a standing ovation for her invocation.
This “promiscuous” invocation of religious freedom would deny equal rights to those with different religious convictions—or none.
Feminists should be concerned about the invocation of traditional roles.
I was asked by then President-elect Obama to deliver the invocation at the opening inaugural event.
But the Obamacare invocation is one I think they may really come to regret by next November.
Of any invocation offered to them by himself or his fellow-believers, Ignatius appears entirely ignorant.
The former should be used only in cases of invocation, as, “O Lord!”
Yet the fragments do present us with an invocation to the sun-god, though weakened, it is true, and adapted to the new faith.
In modern crystal-gazing and mirror-reading, however, there is no invocation.
So that a great part of the town seemed some strong chorus of invocation to new possessions.
late 14c., "petition (to God or a god) for aid or comfort; invocation, prayer;" also "a summoning of evil spirits," from Old French invocacion (12c.), from Latin invocationem (nominative invocatio), noun of action from past participle stem of invocare "to call upon, invoke, appeal to" (see invoke).