Example sentences for: invokes

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

  • So as this spot returns to the present, it relies on an increasingly standard technique: It invokes third-party verifiers--independent journalistic sources--to tell voters that Mark deserves credit for "building the information highway."

  • The good points include its realism: Even as it invokes the traditional language of time, it does not in fact insist on squeezing events into a rigid chronological mold.

  • But while the silk hat no longer invokes uptown swells, no other headgear has replaced it in our metonymy.

  • He invokes the rhetoric we associate with our eighteenth century Constitution enthroning freedom over equality.

  • Falwell constantly invokes "academic freedom," pleading that schools should "teach both [evolution and creationism] as theories, and trust the children with their parents to arrive at their own conclusions."


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