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calling forth

noun as in evocation

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This was a world leader calling forth help from his nation's friends.

He tells the story of his hilarious adventures from getting them through customs to calling forth a deity in Australia.

No Scotsman could write a book of respectable talent without calling forth his loud and warm eulogiums.

It has done the great service of calling forth the mighty spirit of Asia from its decaying cell.

Married to Percival, Helen fulfilled the destinies of woman's genius, in calling forth into action man's earnest duties.

And the thought touched many latent springs of his manly nature, calling forth dim, sweet visions of domestic love and beauty.

Papal influence had meanwhile succeeded in calling forth a new crusade against Bohemia, but it resulted in complete failure.


On this page you'll find 365 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to call forth, such as: awaken, activate, alert, animate, arouse, and enliven.

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