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INVOKE





Definition:

  1. [verb] 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"
    Synonyms: raise, conjure, conjure up, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth

  2. [verb] 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"
    Synonyms: appeal

  3. [verb] request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection; "appeal to somebody for help"; "Invoke God in times of trouble"
    Synonyms: appeal

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