invocatory


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in·voc·a·to·ry

 (ĭn-vŏk′ə-tôr′ē)
adj.
Of or having the nature of an invocation.
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Thus, an invocatory poem becomes one of the hallmarks of Ojaide's poetry through which he situates and pays tribute to his main source of poetic inspiration.
According to Levi-Provencal ("Le titre souverain," 276), 'Abd Allah's letter "conforms entirely to the manner of the chancellery scribes: exaggerated use of invocatory formulae, consistent use of indirect style, affected writing, abuse of cliches characteristic of mi/.
1997 The coming of the gods: an Iban invocatory chant (timang gawai amat) of the Baleh river region, Sarawak; with a foreword by Derek Freeman.
For example, "O Sapientia" has a strongly reverential, invocatory quality, unpacking a sequence of heartfelt, sometimes paradoxical expressions of our total dependence on divine sustenance: "I cannot think unless I have been thought, / Nor can I speak unless I have been spoken; / I cannot teach except as I am taught, / Or break the bread except as I am broken.
Stewart, reading enjambment through Lacan's "invocatory drive," relates it to vision and the outwards movement of invocatory desire.
Huysmans' La-Bas (200 l), has an infernal invocatory incense that mentions "rue" and several species from the Solanaceae that capture the contemporary associations between illicit magical operations compared to the heavenly scents of orthodoxy.