Synonyms
Etymology

1. summoning

noun. ['ˈsʌmənɪŋ'] calling up supposed supernatural forces by spells and incantations.

Synonyms

  • dispossession
  • evocation
  • conjuring
  • conjuration
  • exorcism
  • conjury

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • summon (English)
  • somoundre (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Summoning

  • abandoning
  • abstaining
  • abstaining
  • adjoining
  • adjourning
  • adorning
  • affining
  • airconditioning
  • aligning
  • amounting
  • apportioning
  • ascertaining
  • assigning
  • attaining
  • auctioning
  • auditioning
  • awakening
  • awning
  • banning
  • beginning

Example sentences of the word summoning


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
The National Institutes of Health suggest summoning paramedic help immediately at this point 2.

Quotes containing the word summoning


1. For me the most radical demand of Christian faith lies in summoning the courage to say yes to the present risenness of Jesus Christ.
- Brennan Manning, Abba's Child: The Cry of the Heart for Intimate Belonging

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