Definitions

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  • adv. So as to invoke.

Etymologies

invoking +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But all in vain; the indignant gale howls louder; then, with one hand raised invokingly to God, with the other they not unreluctantly lay hold of

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • And he who seemed the highest in authority, raising his arms invokingly towards heaven, exclaimed:

    The Life Everlasting; a reality of romance

  • But all in vain; the indignant gale howls louder; then, with one hand raised invokingly to God, with the other they not unreluctantly lay hold of Jonah.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

  • Ah, "turning invokingly," what is friendship, if it be not the helping hand and the feeling heart, the good Samaritan pouring out at need the purse as the vial! "

    The Confidence-Man

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