from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Invocatory; invoking.


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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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  • 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.

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

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

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  • Both constitutive and invocative blessings are invalid if the forms prescribed by the Church are not observed.

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  • Platform: Nintendo Wii Eight Imaginative and invocative venues, including 'Jamhalla,' 'Aztec Palace,' and 'Dome Debut' come to life during gameplay and react to how well players perform.


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