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verb (evokes, evoking, evoked)
  1. To cause the manifestation of something (emotion, picture, etc.) in someone's mind or imagination.
Being here evokes long forgotten memories.
Seeing this happen equally evokes fear and anger in me.
The book evokes a detailed and lively picture of what life was like in the 19th century.
Translations: 
  • French: évoquer
  • German: hervorrufen, heraufbeschwí¶ren
  • Italian: evocare
Etymology: From Latin evocare, "to call out", "to summon", from ex-, "out" and vocare, "to call" (confer English "voice"), via French évoquer.


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