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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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Van der Paele, who reconciles several modes of worship, observing his canonical office while embracing a popular form of devotion, is paradigmatic for Harbison, who aims to show how Van Eyck and his patrons "drew on different aspects of lay piety," invoking the cult of the Sacred Heart in the Dresden Triptych, eliciting the devotion of pilgrims to cult statues in the Virgin and Child in a Church, and propounding a modern icon in the Virgin and Child by a Fountain.
It was not a political issue as the operation Zarb-e-Azb was going on and the forces were already present in the Capital for the protection of the people so invoking Article 245 was a good decision at the right time, he added.
Soft voices whisper place names and dates, invoking memory and history just as the choreography suggests the euphony of physical connections, of reasons for momentum and impetus.
Williams' November 2000 ruling that a prayer invoking the name of Jesus Christ during a council meeting violated the separation of church and state.
After years of allowing custodial suspects to avoid police interrogation by invoking their Miranda rights, courts have begun to impose some reasonable restraints on when and how those rights must be invoked.
In a letter dated June 17, Northwest notified the union that the airline intends to eliminate 700 more mechanics positions, claiming that SARS-related drops in transpacific traffic justify invoking the force majeure clause of its labor contract.
Catherine Fimbres' preliminary hearing stalled for more than two hours Monday over the question of what her attorney told her husband about invoking his constitutional protection against self-incrimination.
In a letter to AMFA officials, Northwest said that because of SARS it is invoking the "force majeure" clause that would release Northwest from contract commitments affecting wages and job security.
After failing repeatedly to get Europe to drop its case, the administration warned European officials earlier this week that it would undermine the case at the trade organization by invoking a ``national security exemption'' based on an assertion that Cuba poses a security threat to the United States and, as a result, the organization, which is empowered to rule only on trade disputes, is not qualified to judge the case.
It is a complete XML Remote Procedure Call (RPC) environment for building, running and invoking Web Services using Java.
Just yesterday, we learned that the White House is invoking executive privilege to keep that memo from seeing the light of day,'' Dole said to a chorus of boos from students packed in a college gymnasium.
Further, Safe Velocity is hacker-resistant, instead of invoking sub-processes, like most transfer programs, SafeVelocity is a threaded application that never invokes a sub-process.