Example sentences for: invokes

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

  • When the president invokes fast track, Congress must vote yes or no within 60 days, and no amendments are allowed.

  • The next scene invokes a newspaper story as a third-party verifier of the scandal, and adds the charge that John's campaign is guilty of the dirty deed and of lying about it.

  • Now "auction" invokes eBay and the sort of human progress that means an unsociable collector of original animation cells from prewar Warner Bros. cartoons will now have even fewer occasions to socialize awkwardly with others, in their pretty-boy footwear.

  • In connection with Chris Ofili's painting [in her first Newsweek column], she invokes Joyce and Lawrence but fails to mention that neither was publicly funded.

  • Males invokes Department of Justice findings that show "parents and caretakers inflicted a half-million serious injuries on children and youths in 1993, quadruple the number reported in 1986."


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