Example sentences for: invoking

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

  • The trick in invoking such analogies is to ignore the differences: that the war in Kosovo is being waged by 19 countries against one; that no superpower is willing to prop up the targeted country; and that today's air power and surveillance are vastly more precise than the "bombing" technology used in Vietnam.

  • But invoking such defenses publicly would destroy his reputation.

  • Ron Haskins, an influential Republican staff director on the House Ways and Means Committee, has been outspoken in invoking social science to defend this position.

  • Although the amount of direct U.S. aid is minuscule, the Times and Journal explain that the Clinton administration is considering invoking a 1994 federal law that would, besides cutting off aid, also bar billions in American bank loans and World Bank and IMF aid.

  • "There is no justification whatsoever for constantly invoking the idea that my enemy's enemy is my friend," Qallab wrote.


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