Example sentences for: invoke

How can you use “invoke” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • He could invoke them if called before a grand jury and hope that word didn't leak out, but tragically--and mysteriously!

  • Unfortunately, most of today's credibility mongers invoke credibility precisely to avoid such a moral commitment.

  • Interventionists also invoke history.

  • Last year he tried and failed to invoke the War Powers Resolution for the Bosnia mission.

  • In the debate over Kosovo, opponents of American military action (including many of those former enthusiasts) invoke a sort of reverse domino theory: If we save anyone from mass murder or humanitarian disaster, we'll find ourselves doing it again and again.


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