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summon
used in 1984 by Orwell

3 uses
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Definition
to call forth
The exact meaning of summon can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "summon to court" — officially demand that someone appear in court (call them to court)
  • "summon the team to a meeting" — call upon the team members to attend a meeting
  • "summon help" — call others to come and help
  • "summon her courage" — call forth her courage from within
  • He tried with a little more success than before to summon up the image of O'Brien.
    p. 103.7
  • The thing that was written on the paper might be a threat, a summons, an order to commit suicide, a trap of some description.
    p. 107.5
  • He knew that sooner or later he would obey O'Brien's summons.
    p. 159.4

There are no more uses of "summon" in 1984 by Orwell.

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