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  Definition of evoke
  1. call to mind or evoke
  2. evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
  3. deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"
  4. call forth; "Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple"
  5. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
Similar Words: suggest, paint a picture, raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth, educe, elicit, extract, draw out, provoke, kick up, enkindle, kindle, fire

 

Hyponyms: smack, reek, incriminate, imply, inculpate, curse, beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, imprecate, maledict, bless, pick, strike a chord, touch a chord, invite, ask for, draw, rekindle, infatuate, prick, inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up, stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir, anger, upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfit, shame, hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite, overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtake, interest

 

Grouped Verbs: provoke, call forth, kick up, raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward

 

Derivational Morphology: evocation, suggestion, summoning, invocation, conjuring, conjuration, conjury, magician, prestidigitator, conjurer, conjuror, illusionist, incantation, induction, elicitation, incitement, incitation, provocation, arousal, rousing

 

 
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