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    evoke - Dictionary definition and meaning for word evoke

    Definition
    (verb) call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    Synonyms : arouse , elicit , enkindle , fire , kindle , provoke , raise
    Example Sentence
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
    Definition
    (verb) evoke or provoke to appear or occur
    Synonyms : call forth , kick up , provoke
    Example Sentence
    • Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple
    Definition
    (verb) deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
    Synonyms : draw out , educe , elicit , extract
    Example Sentence
    • We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant
    Definition
    (verb) summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
    Example Sentence
    • raise the specter of unemployment
    • he conjured wild birds in the air
    • call down the spirits from the mountain
    Definition
    (verb) call to mind
    Synonyms : paint a picture , suggest
    Example Sentence
    • this remark evoked sadness
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EVOKE is to CALL FORTH and EVOKE sounds like awake, now, in order to awake someone from sleep you have to call out.

EVOKE - AROUSE...if you arouse or evoke the evil powers, you are sure to be doomed.

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