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    evoke - Dictionary definition and meaning for word evoke

    (verb) call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    Synonyms : arouse , elicit , enkindle , fire , kindle , provoke , raise
    Example Sentence
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
    (verb) evoke or provoke to appear or occur
    Synonyms : call forth , kick up , provoke
    Example Sentence
    • Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple
    (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
    (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
    (verb) call to mind
    Synonyms : paint a picture , suggest
    Example Sentence
    • this remark evoked sadness
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for evoke

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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