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summon

sum·mon

summon

 
 
pronunciation:
suh mn
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part of speech: verb
inflections: summoned, summoning, summons
definition 1: to call to appear for a particular purpose.
The principal summoned the students who had been fighting to the office.
synonyms:
call
similar words:
ask, beckon, convene, invite, notify, request
definition 2: to call up; stir up.
She summoned her courage before entering the dark, scary house.
synonyms:
muster
similar words:
collect, gather, rouse
derivation: summoner (n.)
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