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  Definition of invoke
  1. request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection; "appeal to somebody for help"; "Invoke God in times of trouble"
  2. cite as an authority; resort to; "He invoked the law that would save him"; "I appealed to the law of 1900"; "She invoked an ancient law"
  3. evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
Similar Words: appeal, raise, conjure, conjure up, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth

 

Hyponyms: plead, call on, turn, curse, beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, imprecate, maledict, bless

 

Grouped Verbs: provoke, evoke, call forth, kick up

 

Derivational Morphology: invocation, supplication, entreaty, prayer, appeal, evocation, summoning, conjuring, conjuration, conjury, magician, prestidigitator, conjurer, conjuror, illusionist, incantation

 

 
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