Invocatory In"vo*ca*to*ry, a. Making or containing invocation; invoking. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • invocatory — invocation ► NOUN 1) the action of invoking. 2) an appeal to a deity or the supernatural. DERIVATIVES invocatory adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • invocatory — ə̇nˈväkəˌtōrē adjective Etymology: from invocation, after such pairs as English revocation : revocatory : of, relating to, or characterized by invocation invocatory prayer …   Useful english dictionary

  • invocatory — adjective see invocation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • invocatory — in·voc·a·to·ry (ĭn vŏkʹə tôr ē, tōr ē) adj. Of or having the nature of an invocation. * * * …   Universalium

  • invocatory — adj. of or having the character of an invocation; including or making invocation; invoking …   English contemporary dictionary

  • invocatory — in·voc·a·to·ry …   English syllables

  • invocatory — /ɪnˈvɒkətri/ (say in vokuhtree) adjective relating to or of the nature of invocation …   Australian English dictionary

  • invocatory plea — index call (appeal) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • invocatory prayer — index call (appeal) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • invocation — invocatory /in vok euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /in veuh kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of invoking or calling upon a deity, spirit, etc., for aid, protection, inspiration, or the like; supplication. 2. any petitioning or supplication for help or aid …   Universalium

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