Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Invocatory; invoking.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • They're in front of a giant chessboard, which doesn't make sense, but it's a nice decoration and invocative of Alice in Wonderland so whatever.

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  • Names have invocative and evocative properties to them, or do at least from entering through the ears (hearing) and eyes (reading) of the beholders

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  • While descriptive and invocative, the sentences are spartan and clean, propelling the reader that much more quickly through the narrative.

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  • While descriptive and invocative, the sentences are spartan and clean, propelling the reader that much more quickly through the narrative.

    Dark Gods

  • One of the mods wrote a invocative piece about certain identifible characters that emerged on internet forums.

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  • A lot of good writers choose to repeat phrases within a single paragraph for rhythmic reasons, which can bring a passage an invocative feel.

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  • A lot of good writers choose to repeat phrases within a single paragraph for rhythmic reasons, which can bring a passage an invocative feel.

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  • Blessings may be divided into two classes, viz: invocative and constitutive.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

  • Del Fortis hesitated a moment, -- then bowed low to the ground; -- anon, lifting himself, raised one hand with an invocative gesture of profound solemnity.

    Temporal Power

  • She was waving her hand, softly, in a gesture invocative of caution; but her eyes smiled a welcome to him.

    The Lady Paramount

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