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Sample sentences for the GRE study word invoke

invoke can be used as a verb

1.Not for the bards of the past, not to invoke them have I launch'. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.They invoke the aid of their gods. - from Beowulf by
3.From whom you claim invoke his warlike spirit. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.I had, even like the niggers, to invoke him--himself his own exalted and incredible degradation. - from Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
5.There would be a policeman about somewhere--not that he really wanted to invoke the aid of the police if he could possibly do without it. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
6.And really, after a day or two of confusion worse confounded, it was delightful by degrees to invoke order from the chaos ourselves had made. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
7."My Lord, my Lord, you invoke in your defense things which accuse you more strongly. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
8.I am only bound to invoke Memory where I know her responses will possess some degree of interest therefore I now pass a space of eight years almost in silence a few lines only are necessary to keep up the links of connection. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
9.She would invoke the past, recall old recollections she would supplicate him by the remembrance of guilty, yet happy days. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
10.He invoked then the name of science. - from Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
11.life, and was therefore invoked by women before the birth of their children. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
12.So oft have I invoked thee for my muse. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
13.From thence it is the God of breezes fair or foul is first invoked for favourable winds. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
14.I wedded--nor dreaded the curse I had invoked and its bitterness was not visited upon me. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
15.Heart-sore and dejected he repaired to the sea-shore, and there invoked the presence of his divine mother. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
16.As conductor of shades, Hermes was always invoked by the dying to grant them a safe and speedy passage across the Styx. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
17.In conclusion, the gods were invoked for a continuance of their favour, and when the service was ended a feast was held. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
18.This divinity was never invoked by mortals, except when they desired her assistance for the accomplishment of evil purposes. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens

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