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Origin of invocation
OTHER WORDS FROM invocationin·voc·a·to·ry [in-vok-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /ɪnˈvɒk əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjectivepre·in·vo·ca·tion, noun
Words nearby invocation
Example sentences from the Web for invocation
Either way, the earnest invocation of an idealized politician being either a stacked savior or a wine-sipping bestie makes a mockery of the idea that politicians are nothing more than fellow citizens chosen for a short time to serve the public good.
Recall the right-wing invocation of “Flight 93” in the lead-up to the 2016 election.Why Republicans are resorting to anti-socialism hysteria|Jennifer Rubin|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
In order for you to call this service from Google Sheets it must allow unauthenticated invocations.How to show Lighthouse Scores in Google Sheets with a custom function|Richard Fergie|November 9, 2020|Search Engine Land
That word “denialism” is particularly profane, with its unsubtle invocation of the Holocaust.Why It Was Right to Question Rolling Stone’s U-VA Rape Story|Michael Moynihan|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
When science was young, the invocation of miracles was commonplace.
This “promiscuous” invocation of religious freedom would deny equal rights to those with different religious convictions—or none.How ‘Religious Freedom’ Is Hurting Everyone’s Freedom|Robert Shrum|March 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Therefore the principal object of our invocation of the saints ought to be the obtaining of their help in following their example.
Country folk, journeying by the street below, looked up with lips that whispered invocation.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
The invocation, "Queen conceived without the stain of original sin," was added to the Litany of Loreto.
But what of the love, however expressed, in the lyrical invocation to the brown liqueur?Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
A final howl of invocation resulted in complete failure, whereupon it was decided that Baal-Zeboub had business elsewhere.Devil-Worship in France|Arthur Edward Waite
British Dictionary definitions for invocation
- the act of summoning a spirit or demon from another world by ritual incantation or magic
- the incantation used in this act