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summon
used in The Chocolate War

5 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
  • A summons from The Vigils.
    Chapter 12 (99% in)
  • He dreaded a summons from Brother Leon, wondering if he could stand up under questioning, whether he could look into those moist eyes of Brother Leon's and actually lie to him.
    Chapter 13 (31% in)
  • In bed once more, Jerry lay without moving, trying to summon sleep.
    Chapter 18 (88% in)
  • The summons looked like a ransom note— letters cut out of a newspaper or magazine. vlgiL MeEtinG tWO-THirTy.
    Chapter 25 (0% in)
  • He struck Jerry with all the force he could summon, the impact of the blow coming from his feet, up through his legs and thighs, the trunk of his body, the power pulsing through his body like some elemental force until it erupted through his arm, exploding into his fist.
    Chapter 37 (32% in)

There are no more uses of "summon" in The Chocolate War.

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