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summon
used in And Then There Were None

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
  • " When the gong sounded for breakfast at nine o'clock it found every one up and awaiting the summons.
    p. 85.7
  • Rogers, summoned before the court, had very little to tell.
    p. 148.7
  • I think we should summon Miss Brent to join our conclave.
    p. 182.5
  • As yet she could not summon the courage to put it out.
    p. 207.8

There are no more uses of "summon" in And Then There Were None.

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