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Synonyms for invocation



Synonyms for invocation

the act of praying

Synonyms for invocation

a prayer asking God's help as part of a religious service

an incantation used in conjuring or summoning a devil

calling up a spirit or devil

the act of appealing for help

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I've struggled with what place an invocation has in our work environment and in our county government and in our daily business.
As it is required by the Constitution, approval for the invocation of Section 139 (1) (b) has to be sought from the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) within 180 days of such an intervention having been instituted by the Provincial Executive Council.
Juanito Demetrio denied CHED issued such order on March 2015 directing all colleges and universities to have the National Anthem sung first and invocation to follow during in a radio interview.
Every meeting from 1999 to 2007 had been opened with a Christian-oriented invocation.
Aside from possible continued detention in Laguna, Escudero said Napoles' invocation of her rights against self-incrimination might just reinforces speculations that she was hiding something.
75) Seemingly any verbalized response, then, aside from an invocation of rights, would have become a waiver of the right to remain silent.
However, Justice Kennedy, in writing the majority opinion, explained that Thompkins' mere silence in the face of questioning was not a clear and unambiguous invocation of his right to remain silent.
In this invocation, Rajan Zed recited from Rig-Veda, the oldest scripture of the world still in common use, besides lines from Upanishads and Bhagavad-Gita (Song of the Lord), both ancient Hindu scriptures.
It has the following responsibilities: authenticates clients, issues transport and invocation tickets (two separate entities simply called tickets), creates security context on server-side.
Measure I, leading more than 3-1 in initial results, was drafted to seek residents' approval of current policy to select clergy of different faiths to open meetings with invocations "without restricting the content based on their beliefs, including references to Jesus Christ.
He describes his invocation model and then gives its expressions, describes composing boundaries and working with time and memory, analyzes incidental time, points of view, referential and autonomous process expression and the invocation language.
Clover, whose father and brother are also Bonesmen, remarks with evident sarcasm each time the toast and invocation are given: "Agency first, God second.
There were also three solo performances of Egyptian Dervish Spinning, Native American Hoop dancing, and an Afro-Brazilian invocation to Yansa, goddess of wind, thunder, and lightning.
The ceremony featured a Color Guard from the 69th Regiment, recently returned from active duty in Iraq, and an invocation by Father Joe Kelly of St.
Providing readers with official files and forms, checklists and questionnaires, sample completed forms, and particular state exemption lists, Personal Bankruptcy is the essential reference tool as a legally valid production for all fifty states for the non-specialist general reader considering the invocation of bankruptcy to set in order their financial affairs.