We all know that Dylan can summon up a distinct individual just using words.
Simply join hands with the living and summon up the spirit of Madame Blavatsky!
Dan looked appealingly round as though seeking contradiction, but could not summon up enough courage to speak.
Ah, my dear child, be reasonable, be strong; summon up all your courage.
Daily, right around us, there are occasions that summon up all the energies of manhood as with a trumpet-peal.
The Colonel could summon up no answering smile to his boy's kind words.
On the whole, drowning was the cheapest, and would suit him best, if he could summon up spirits for it.
It took me some time, however, to summon up resolution enough.
Amory watched it dully, trying to summon up force to get up and go home.
She felt this some time before she could summon up resolution to go.
c.1200, from Anglo-French, Old French sumundre "summon," from Vulgar Latin *summundre "to call, cite," from Latin summonere "hint to," from sub "under" + monere "warn, advise" (see monitor (n.)). Summons "authoritative call to be at a certain place for a certain purpose" is late 13c., from Old French sumunse, noun use of fem. past participle of somondre. Summoner "petty officer who cites persons to appear in court" is from early 14c.; contracted form sumner is from mid-14c.