Example sentences for: invoked

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  • Let's consider those purposes for which the memory of the Holocaust has been invoked, which are the ones I discuss most in my book.

  • In those seven lines, freighted with the layered voice of European culture, Dante's vision of paradise is invoked both explicitly, in the "concentric radiance" of the last canto of his Paradiso , and implicitly, in his braided terza rima (three-line stanzas, rhyming--loosely here--aba, bcb, etc.).

  • Indeed, a similar explanation has been invoked to explain the presence of Hsp70 and ubiquitin in nuclear aggregates observed in cells expressing abnormal gene products with poly-Gln tracts, such as huntingtin [ 54 ] and ataxin-1 [ 59 ] . Based on reports that overexpression of chaperones [ 59 62 ] or a dominant-negative form of the ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme [ 63 ] can suppress the formation of poly-Gln protein aggregates, Kaytor and Warren [ 58 ] proposed a three-stage model wherein (i) molecular chaperones initially associate with the misfolded protein, (ii) failure to diminish the pool of misfolded protein leads to aggregation and ubiquitination and (iii) inefficient degradation of the aggregate by the proteasome is manifested by the accumulation of inclusion bodies.

  • During the Cold War, enthusiasts for American military action abroad invoked the domino theory: If one country was allowed to fall to communism, many others would follow.

  • Yes--and he may also be "John Q. Public," "Joe Zilch," the "Common Man," and the "Unknown Citizen" invoked by W.H.


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