Example sentences for: invoking

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

  • Invoking the second law of thermodynamics and Maxwell's Demon, the authors lead us through a challenging thesis that concludes that the persistence of life on earth requires both natural selection and niche construction, thereby justifying some of the bold claims for their new theory.

  • Invoking decorous values like self-restraint, decency, respect, personal and parental responsibility, and compassion has become an American pastime.

  • To be sure, in invoking the Holocaust for these (to me) worthy and appropriate purposes, those doing so were often led to excess: for example, exaggerating Israel's peril or American anti-Semitism.

  • McNally's real offense is invoking a great theme and an all-important principle for something as trite and banal as this.

  • They further suggested that no organic compounds found on Mars by the Viking Lander Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer experiment could be explained without invoking the presence of strong oxidants in the surface soils.


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