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summon
used in Chasing Lincoln's Killer

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 local doctor was summoned.
    p. 176.7
  • He summoned up a very moving prayer, then murmured "Amen."
    p. 102.9
  • Stanton also summoned Lieutenant Lafayette C. Baker, one of his favorites, to leave New York for Washington.
    p. 108.4
  • They would summon Thomas Jones after sunrise the next morning.
    p. 117.3
  • Smith and his men questioned Mary, Anna, and other residents, then summoned a carriage to transport the women to headquarters.
    p. 130.7

There are no more uses of "summon" in Chasing Lincoln's Killer.

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