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summon
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

4 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
  • Atticus summoned Calpurnia, who returned bearing the syrup pitcher.
    p. 32.3
summoned = called to come
  • There was a kitchen separate from the rest of the house, tacked onto it by a wooden catwalk; in the back yard was a rusty bell on a pole, used to summon field hands or as a distress signal;
    p. 106.9
  • summon = call
  • She summoned Jem, who sat warily on the sofa beside me.
    p. 176.5
  • summoned = called to come
  • Mr. Heck Tate was summoned.
    p. 337.7
summoned = called to come
There are no more uses of "summon" in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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