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invoke

To activate a program, routine, function or process.
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The boats far off took up the cry of greeting; a great clamour rolled on the water; the hills echoed it, and seemed to toss back at him the words invoking long life and victories.
Sparsit took a little more tea; and, as she bent her again contracted eyebrows over her steaming cup, rather looked as if her classical countenance were invoking the infernal gods.
To have painted the sordid facts of their lives, and they throughout invoking the death's head apparition of the family gentility to come and scare their benefactors, would have made Young John a satirist of the first water.
he exclaimed, invoking the Mincing Lane echoes as before.
Winkle, supporting himself by the eight-day clock, was feebly invoking destruction upon the head of any member of the family who should suggest the propriety of his retiring for the night; and Mr.
Neither Lieberman nor Gore is invoking religion to make a case for awakening America's social conscience a la Martin Luther King.
It then went on to refer to statements by "American and other diplomats" invoking provisions relating to "A material breach of a treaty" in the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties of 1997, of 1971, hereafter referred to as the 1971 Vienna Convention (which, as will become apparent below, not only is the wrong convention - although this really does not matter, as will become apparent - but, more importantly, constitutes a badly flawed understanding of the same provision both in the more relevant convention and in customary international law, which in fact is applicable).
Not surprisingly, the leadership began invoking cloture more frequently.
By invoking a decorous ritual, Varejao managed to engage issues about colonialism, thereby implicating the viewer in the work.
This clause is in effect a "back-door" way to convert rent defaults into a basis for invoking the conditional limitation.
This collection reminds the reader of late-night arguments among old friends - it contains earnest, articulate, and hard-fought presentations, the invoking of familiar deities as well as individual totems.
Invoking Super 301 procedures and any subsequent unilateral trade retaliation against Japan with respect to the automotive sector would violate the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade ('GATT'), ignore the dispute resolution mechanisms of the current GATT, repudiate the new dispute resolution framework that the United States fought hard to obtain as part of the Uruguay Round Agreement before it has even had an opportunity to be implemented, and invite the wholesale condemnation of major U.