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invoke

verb ask solemnly for, beg for, bid, call on for a blessing, call on for help, call up, conjure, entreat, implore, invocare, invocate, raise spirits, recite a spell, recite an incantation, summon, summon by incantation
Associated concepts: invoke the authority of the court, innoke the Fifth Amendment
See also: adduce, bear, call, summon
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When Abraham the trailblazer invoked (or called by) the name of the Lord, he converted idolaters, bade them walk in the ways of God, and taught them that God is One, the Most High, Creator of heaven and earth, and Eternal.
Once the Act is invoked, the state health authorities get powers to deal with the pandemic, Saxena said.
Berry shows us that surrounding the many interests that men rationally invoked to justify their participation in war were equally important impulses--to be worthy and to be loved.
Once invoked, the government cannot initiate interrogation regarding charged offenses through the remainder of the prosecution unless defense counsel is present.
As Oprah performs Black Speak, she reaffirms Black culture and reconstructs popular consciousness by illuminating the significance of such acts as I have described, invoked, and experienced them.
He had earlier invoked his status as a citizen of "a great city," Tarsus, but this did not impress the officials; it was membership of the wider society, the empire, that engaged their attention).
While Reagan's name was probably invoked most frequently, the Republican attorney general took pains to remind the audience that Davis, the Democratic lieutenant governor, got his start in politics as chief of staff to former Gov.
Note that the ICJ statements relating to the South West African mandate came before the adoption of the convention that is being invoked here or, for that matter, before the adoption of any convention on the law of treaties, but which - at least insofar as the issues with which we are dealing are concerned - represents a codification of customary rules pertaining to agreements in general and, as I am suggesting, to such other documents as United Nations resolutions.
Back in 1984, a select committee on procedure chaired by then-Senator Quayle concluded: "Cloture is not only invoked too often, it is invoked too soon.
It is invoked as part of an attempt to create it, as part of the effort associated with generating constituencies for specific political interpretations and programs.
Bilhaud, which ruled conditional limitations clearly cannot be invoked for rent defaults in residential cases; but arguably commercial cases are different.
Observation: Apparently, section 246A, previously uncertain in scope, can never be invoked if portfolio stock does not serve as security for debt.