Example sentences for: invokes

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

  • But the moment she berates the "privilege" of those who couldn't afford to make a down payment on her carriage house, or invokes the "greed" of those making 125 percent of the mean per capita income, I'm with Hick, who said to Eleanor during a White House dinner, "God damn it--none of us ought to be wearing velvet dinner gowns these days."

  • 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 refers to those chilling lines at the end of III.ii, where Macbeth invokes Night's cover for the intended murder of Banquo.

  • Sullivan invokes the mantra of "equal treatment" as if it's an argument-ender.


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