There are few things President Donald J. Trump likes more than adoring crowds.
“We try to learn from everything we do as we launch new opportunities,” said Amazon’s chief financial officer at the time, Thomas J. Szkutak, invoking the positive “learning” spin that technology companies typically put on failed ventures.
Any shortcomings on the part of her husband are not mentioned. She speaks of his loyalty, sensitivity, courage — traits consistent with the Camelot template she had been the first to invoke. She presents herself as adoring, eager for his approval and deeply moved by the man. There is no talk of his extramarital affairs or secret struggle with Addison’s disease, though she does speak in detail about his back pain and the 1954 back surgery that almost killed him.
|nonviolence||(noun) Peaceful resistance to a government by fasting or refusing to cooperate.|
|Usage:||Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr., were two of the most articulate advocates of nonviolence.|
By JIM YARDLEY
Gandhi is revered in India, but his calls for personal austerity and nonviolence have proved antithetical to the goals of an aspiring economic and military power.
tr.v., e·lud·ed, e·lud·ing, e·ludes.
- To evade or escape from, as by daring, cleverness, or skill: The suspect continues to elude the police.
- To escape the understanding or grasp of: a name that has always eluded me; a metaphor that eluded them. See synonyms at escape.
[Latin ēlūdere : ē-, ex-, ex- + lūdere, to play (from lūdus, play).]
1 〈法律の条項・権利・権威などを〉発動する, 行使する；…に訴える；〈主義・名言などを〉引き合いに出す
invoke a veto
invoke Churchill in one's speech
2 …を招来する, 引き起こす, 誘い出す；((非標準))〈気分・イメージなどを〉かき立てる, 呼び覚ます
invoke new problems of management
invoke God's help
invoke a person's aid
［ラテン語invocāre （in-上に＋vocāre呼ぶ＝呼びかける→祈願する）. △CONVOKE, EVOKE, PROVOKE, VOCATION］