Invoking
Invoke In*voke", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Invoked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Invoking}.] [F. invoquer, L. invocare; pref. in- in, on + vocare to call, fr. vox voice. See {Voice}, and cf. {Invocate}.] To call on for aid or protection; to invite earnestly or solemnly; to summon; to address in prayer; to solicit or demand by invocation; to implore; as, to invoke the Supreme Being, or to invoke His and blessing. [1913 Webster]

Go, my dread lord, to your great grandsire's tomb, . . . Invoke his warlike spirit. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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