- v. Simple past tense and past participle of invoke.
“To this day, whenever a spectacle is released that combines panache and visual wonder, his is the name invoked as a comparison.”
“A dispensation from such an irregularity is the more difficult to obtain in proportion to the falsity of the title invoked or the employment of violence in entering on the benefice.”
“Adkins took the witness stand but when asked his name invoked his right to remain silent and was dismissed by investigative officer Lt. Col.”
“The President "... her title invoked with the same frisson of pleasurable self-abnegation that accompanied every utterance of the holy phrase on" The West Wing. ”
“Fein invoked the memory of another dark episode in American military history.”
“A few months later, he again invoked the passage on his radio show, only this time he and his colleagues at Fox News were the victims being rounded up for extermination, while the Gestapo was the Obama White House, which was denying Fox's interview requests.”
“I say unfortunate because, as you astutely point out, what on earth is it meant when the name “America” in invoked?”
“It signals that respect for the sanctity of life, particularly the life of a person with a terminal illness, is of less significance than the exercise of 'personal autonomy' a phrase invoked on numerous occasions throughout the Law Lords' judgements.”
“Obama is being alpha, and he's deliberately tweaked that other alpha who just loves to hear his name invoked by his enemies.”
“I realize the type of originalism often invoked is dead in the water when it comes to Brown, which I hinted at in my first post.”
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