clarion call


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clarion call

n (liter) → appello
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It may have been the apprehensiveness of love, the wish to meet his need for her sympathy, and the desire to see the Game face to face for wisdom's sake,--and it may have been the clarion call of adventure ringing through the narrow confines of uneventful existence; for a great daring thrilled through her, and she said, just as simply, "I will.
Inside his analysis is a clarion call to fight back in the form of protests, popular demands, coalitions--everyone is needed.
It might be because what the OAU stood for and which became its clarion call still holds: Respect for sovereignty of states, even when their citizens and leaders are killing one another with relish.
Summary: Mumbai [India], Jan 8 (ANI): ONGC has embarked on an ambitious project on innovation towards making an "Efficient Electric Chulha (Stove)", in order to live up to the clarion call given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to touch lives far and wide.
Mega star Sharon Cuneta joined the clarion call for prayer for the safety of 17-year old Patricia 'Ica' Policarpio, who disappeared after leaving a coffee shop in the middle of the night.
With Aboah for his debut cover, he has lived up to his clarion call and made a promising start.
The people of Zimbabwe have spoken with one voice and it is my appeal to President Mugabe that he should take heed of this clarion call by the people of Zimbabwe to resign so that the country can move forward and preserve his legacy," Mnangagwa said in a statement.
Maybe the House will agree the points raised today are such that we should send out a clarion call from this House that we do agree with the points raised, all across this chamber today.
ADS' clarion call comes after Airbus - which employs thousands at Broughton in North Wales - warned it would be "very easy to have a new plant somewhere in the world for new projects" in the event of a hard Brexit.
Mohammad Ali said that the nation needs to promote Quaid-e-Azam's clarion call of 'Faith, Unity and Discipline' in order to emerge an ideal state across the globe.
Judge Goldstone said: "Yes, it was a clarion call to those who might see the clip; if they had been sexually abused, to have the courage to come forward.
He also stated the "new and larger role for states should be seen as a clarion call in the civil rights community," with advocacy essential in at least three significant areas: defining what learning progress means, ensuring equity, and promoting diversity in our schools.