Example sentences for: invoked

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

  • When 19 th -century composers wanted to be solemn, they invoked the Baroque: Thick counterpoint and a good old passacaglia--variations over a repeating bass--never failed to sound lofty.

  • They simply invoked the 10 percent rule, accepting the top 10 percent of high school students into classes at ole Longhorn U. This is less than optimal but will have to do until we can summon the political will to improve the quality of schools that serve black and Latino populations.

  • 3. Facing political limits by the end of the 1990s, the extremist wing of the Islamist movement "rejected the democratic references invoked by the moderates; and as a result, raw terrorism in its most spectacular and destructive form became its main option for reviving armed struggle in the new millennium."

  • Value-added may also have a future as a concept invoked to justify what might otherwise seem like casual appropriation.

  • But ultimately we at Slate invoked the true Microsoft spirit and took this as a challenge.

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