evoke


evoke
01. Visiting my old hometown [evoked] a lot of memories of my childhood.
02. The scenes of vast empty landscapes and dark clouds [evoked] an atmosphere of loneliness and isolation.
03. Research suggests that you can [evoke] certain emotions or reactions in people by having them listen to certain sounds.
04. The old man [evoked] the names of his gods in calling for revenge upon his enemies.
05. The newest photos of the surface of Saturn's moon Titan [evoke] the rocky landscape of Mars.
06. Eric's remarkable photographs [evoke] feelings of joy and wonder, and simple delight with life.
07. A recent study suggests that odor-[evoked] memories may seem clearer or more intense than other memories because they are more emotional than memories triggered by audio, or visual cues.
08. The set for the play was meant to [evoke] a sense of fear and dread.
09. Their [evocative] marketing images are capturing a lot of attention.
10. I find that certain smells can [evoke] stronger memories than a photo is able to.
11. The old witch [evoked] the evil spirits to come to her aid.
12. After our divorce, the children didn't want to see our old house because it [evoked] too many painful memories.
13. The melody played on the piano is [evocative] of a country stream, with the water tumbling over rocks.
14. The mysterious deaths of several prominent politicians in the former Soviet republics have [evoked] dark memories of the Stalinist era.
15. Her music always [evokes] romantic feelings in me.
16. William Burroughs once wrote that a partner [evoked] by sophisticated electric brain stimulation could be as real and much more satisfying than the boy or girl next door.
17. Charles Baudelaire once suggested that to handle a language skillfully is to practice a kind of [evocative] sorcery.
18. Henry Kissinger once suggested that no team sport [evokes] the same sort of universal passion as soccer.
19. Ned Rorem once claimed that music is the sole art which [evokes] nostalgia for the future.
20. 'The Moonlight Sonata' perfectly [evokes] a calm night bathed in the clear cold light of the moon.

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  • Evoke — E*voke , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Evoked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Evoking}.] [L. evocare; e out + vocare to call, fr. vox, vocis, voice: cf. F [ e]voquer. See {Voice}, and cf. {Evocate}.] 1. To call out; to summon forth. [1913 Webster] To evoke the queen… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • evoke — evoke; re·evoke; …   English syllables

  • evoke — I verb accomplish, achieve, arouse, be the cause of, bring about, bring forth, bring out, bring to pass, call forth, call up, cause, cause to happen, draw forth, draw out, educe, effect, effectuate, elicere, elicit, evocare, excite, excitare,… …   Law dictionary

  • evoke — 1620s, from Fr. évoquer or directly from L. evocare call out, rouse, summon (see EVOCATION (Cf. evocation)). Often more or less with a sense of calling spirits, or being called by them. Related: Evoked; evokes; evoking …   Etymology dictionary

  • evoke — elicit, *educe, extract, extort Analogous words: *provoke, excite, stimulate: arouse, rouse, rally, awaken, waken, *stir …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • evoke — [v] induce, stimulate arouse, awaken, call, call forth, conjure, educe, elicit, evince, evolve, excite, extort, extract, give rise to, invoke, milk*, provoke, raise, rally, recall, rouse, stir up, summon, waken; concepts 228,242 Ant. halt, quell …   New thesaurus

  • evoke — ► VERB 1) bring or recall to the conscious mind. 2) obtain (a response). 3) invoke (a spirit or deity). DERIVATIVES evocation noun. ORIGIN Latin evocare, from vocare to call …   English terms dictionary

  • evoke — [ē vōk′, ivōk′] vt. evoked, evoking [Fr évoquer < L evocare < e , out, from + vocare, to call < vox,VOICE] 1. to call forth or summon (a spirit, demon, etc.), as by chanting magical words; conjure up 2. to draw forth or elicit (a… …   English World dictionary

  • evoke — verb ADVERB ▪ beautifully, clearly, effectively, nicely, powerfully, successfully, vividly ▪ The novel vividly evokes the life of the Irish in Australia. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary